nearsighted


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near·sight·ed

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

near′sight′ed·ly adv.
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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.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.nearsighted - unable to see distant objects clearly
farsighted, presbyopic - able to see distant objects clearly
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nearsighted

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

nearsighted

a. miope, corto-a de vista.
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nearsighted

adj miope (form), corto de vista, que tiene dificultad para ver los objetos lejanos
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"Risk factors for glaucoma include being over 40 years of age, having a family history of glaucoma, being of African, Hispanic or Asian heritage, having diabetes, a history of elevated eye pressure, a decrease in corneal thickness and rigidity, being nearsighted or having a previous eye injury," she said.
Risk factors for glaucoma include being over 40 years of age, having a family history of glaucoma, being of African, Hispanic or Asian heritage, having diabetes, a history of elevated eye pressure, a decrease in corneal thickness and rigidity, being nearsighted, or having a previous eye injury," stated Dr Zakia al-Ansari, glaucoma consultant at Hamad General Hospital's Ophthalmology Department.
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