sharp-sighted


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sharp-sight·ed

(shärp′sī′tĭd)
adj.
1. Having keen eyesight.
2. Keenly perceptive or alert.

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

sharp-sighted

adj
having keen vision; sharp-eyed
ˌsharp-ˈsightedly adv
ˌsharp-ˈsightedness n

sharp′-sight′ed



adj.
having keen sight or perception.
[1565–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sharp-sighted - having very keen visionsharp-sighted - having very keen vision; "quick-sighted as a cat"
sighted - able to see
2.sharp-sighted - keenly perceptive or alert; "quick-sighted into the faults of the time"- Leonard Bacon
perceptive - having the ability to perceive or understand; keen in discernment; "a perceptive eye"; "a perceptive observation"
References in classic literature ?
She had a way of saying a thing which was very characteristic, quite gravely, as though there were nothing funny in it at all, and yet it was so sharp-sighted that Philip broke into delighted laughter.
That sharp-sighted woman soon guessed how matters stood between us, and descrying the enemy's movements from her elevation at the nursery-window, she would give me a quiet intimation if she saw me preparing for a walk when she had reason to believe he was about, or to think it likely that he would meet or overtake me in the way I meant to traverse.
There is a lake down there below us, and anyone who bathes in it, though he were at death's door, becomes sound and well on the spot, and those who wash their eyes with the dew on this hill become as sharp-sighted as the eagle, even if they have been blind from their youth.
The movements of the leaders, as they groped their way, had been descried by the sharp-sighted enemy.
Might it not thus readily be overlooked When an animal is killed by the sportsman in a lonely valley may he not all the while be watched from above by th sharp-sighted bird?