nearsighted


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near·sight·ed

 (nîr′sī′tĭd)
adj.
Unable to see distant objects clearly; myopic.

near′sight′ed·ly adv.

near•sight•ed

(ˈnɪərˌsaɪ tɪd, -ˈsaɪ-)

adj.
1. seeing distinctly at a short distance only; myopic.
[1680–90]
near′sight`ed•ly, adv.
near′sight`ed•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.nearsighted - unable to see distant objects clearly
farsighted, presbyopic - able to see distant objects clearly

nearsighted

near-sighted
adjective short-sighted, myopic She was so nearsighted she didn't even see the sign.
Translations

nearsighted

a. miope, corto-a de vista.

nearsighted

adj miope (form), corto de vista, que tiene dificultad para ver los objetos lejanos
References in classic literature ?
Porter turned in the direction indicated by the nearsighted Mr.
Have the goodness to draw your chair a little nearer, and let me look at you,' said Mrs Wititterly; 'I am so very nearsighted that I can't quite discern your features.
4 percent of children who spent more time outdoors were nearsighted, compared to 39.
The study found that 24 percent with no high school education or other training were nearsighted, 35 percent of high school graduates and vocational school graduates were nearsighted, while 53 percent of university graduates were nearsighted.
Results of their work, known as the Gutenberg Health Study, show that myopia appeared to become more prevalent as education level increased: aACAo 24 percent with no high school education or other training were nearsighted aACAo 35 percent of high school graduates and vocational school graduates were nearsighted aACAo 53 percent of university graduates were nearsighted In addition to education levels completed, the researchers also found that people who spent more years in school proved to be more myopic, with nearsightedness worsening for each year of school.
As a teenager in the '60s, I saw an article on submarines mentioning that men on sub duty become nearsighted (irreversibly, it was thought).
Only Mara--obsessive, compulsive, nearsighted Mara--her head straining forward toward my diagram, copies in awkward script ABAB, CDCD, EFEF, GG.
For each extra hour spent outdoors per week, the likelihood of being nearsighted fell by around 2%.
In the presentation, a Chinese study was cited, of 80 nearsighted children between the ages of seven and 11.
He cited a Chinese study of 80 nearsighted children aged seven to 11.
Summary: People who are nearsighted may be nearly twice as likely to also develop glaucoma, a leading cause of blindness, according to a study.
He said that nearsighted people often have headaches or eye strain and might squint or feel fatigued when driving or playing sports.