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1. Having sharp, clear vision.
2. Perceptive; discerning.

clear′-sight′ed·ly adv.
clear′-sight′ed·ness n.


1. involving accurate perception or judgment: a clear-sighted compromise.
2. having clear vision
ˌclear-ˈsightedly adv
ˌclear-ˈsightedness n


(ˈklɪərˈsaɪ tɪd)

1. having clear or sharp eyesight.
2. having or marked by keen perception or sound judgment.
clear′-sight′ed•ly, adv.
clear′-sight′ed•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.clear-sighted - having sharp clear vision
sighted - able to see
2.clear-sighted - mentally acute or penetratingly discerningclear-sighted - mentally acute or penetratingly discerning; "too clear-eyed not to see what problems would follow"; "chaos could be prevented only by clear-sighted leadership"; "much too perspicacious to be taken in by so spurious an argument"
discerning - having or revealing keen insight and good judgment; "a discerning critic"; "a discerning reader"


[ˈklɪəˈsaɪtɪd] ADJclarividente, perspicaz


[ˈklɪəˈsaɪtɪd] adj (fig) → perspicace
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