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Related to shortsighted: shortsightedness
1. Nearsighted; myopic.
2. Lacking foresight.
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2. lacking in foresight.
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|Adj.||1.||shortsighted - lacking foresight or scope; "a short view of the problem"; "shortsighted policies"; "shortsighted critics derided the plan"; "myopic thinking"|
improvident - not provident; not providing for the future
|2.||shortsighted - unable to see distant objects clearly|
|3.||shortsighted - not given careful consideration; "ill-considered actions often result in disaster"; "an ill-judged attempt"|
imprudent - not prudent or wise; "very imprudent of her mother to encourage her in such silly romantic ideas"; "would be imprudent for a noneconomist to talk about the details of economic policy"- A.M.Schlesinger
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