Short"sight`ed (?), a.


Not able to see far; nearsighted; myopic. See Myopic, and Myopia.


Fig.: Not able to look far into futurity; unable to understand things deep; of limited intellect.


Having little regard for the future; heedless.

-- Short"sight`ed*ly, adv. -- Short"sight`ed*ness, n.

Cunning is a kind of shortsightedness. Addison.


© Webster 1913.

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