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1. Nearsighted; myopic.
2. Lacking foresight.

short′sight′ed·ly adv.
short′sight′ed·ness n.


(ˈʃɔrtˈsaɪ tɪd)

1. nearsighted.
2. lacking in foresight.
short′sight′ed•ly, adv.
short′sight′ed•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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Talking to media at the Jammu & Kashmir House Friday, the AJK president regretted that India once again had shortsightedly rejected the offer.
Talking to media at the Jammu and Kashmir House Friday, the AJK president regretted that India once again had shortsightedly rejected the offer.
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