long-sighted

  • 1 long-sighted — adj BrE able to see objects or read things clearly only when they are far from your eyes ≠ ↑short sighted American Equivalent: far sighted …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 2 Long-sighted — Long sight ed, a. 1. Able to see objects at a great distance; hence, having great foresight; sagacious; farseeing. [1913 Webster] 2. Able to see objects distinctly at a distance, but not close at hand; hypermetropic. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 long-sighted — adjective BRITISH FARSIGHTED ─ opposite NEARSIGHTED …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 4 long-sighted — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ unable to see things clearly if they are relatively close to the eyes …

    English terms dictionary

  • 5 long-sighted — ADJ GRADED Long sighted people cannot see things clearly that are close to them, and therefore need to wear glasses. [BRIT] My husband is extremely long sighted while I am very short sighted. Ant: short sighted (in AM, use far sighted) …

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  • 6 long-sighted — long sightedness, n. /lawng suy tid, long /, adj. 1. farsighted; hypermetropic. 2. having great foresight; foreseeing remote results. [1780 90] * * * …

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  • 7 long-sighted — long′ sight′ed adj. 1) farsighted 2) having great foresight • Etymology: 1780–90 long′ sight′ed•ness, n …

    From formal English to slang

  • 8 long-sighted — /ˈlɒŋ saɪtəd / (say long suytuhd) adjective 1. far sighted; hypermetropic. 2. having great foresight; foreseeing remote results. Compare far sighted (def. 3). –long sightedness, noun …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 9 long-sighted — adj. far sighted, affected with hyperopia (condition in which vision for distant objects is clearer than for nearby objects); having great foresight, seeing long into the future; shrewd, sagacious …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 10 long-sighted — a. 1. Far sighted. 2. Sagacious, far seeing, discerning …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 11 ˌlong-ˈsighted — adj British not able to see things clearly when they are near to you Ant: short sighted …

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  • 12 long-sighted — adjective Brit. having long sight. ↘having imagination or foresight. Derivatives long sightedly adverb long sightedness noun …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 13 long-sighted — adj. 1 having long sight. 2 having imagination or foresight. Derivatives: long sightedly adv. long sightedness n …

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  • 14 long-sighted — adjective Date: circa 1790 chiefly British farsighted • long sightedness noun, chiefly British …

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  • 15 long-sighted — adjective hyperopic; farsighted …

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  • 16 long-sighted — UK / US adjective British 1) not able to see things clearly when they are near to you 2) considering things that will happen in the future, not just what will happen immediately …

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  • 17 long-sighted eye — toliaregė akis statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. hypermetropic eye; long sighted eye vok. weitsichtiges Auge, n rus. гиперметропический глаз, m; дальнозоркий глаз, m pranc. œil hypermétrope, m …

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  • 18 Sighted — Sight ed, a. Having sight, or seeing, in a particular manner; used in composition; as, long sighted, short sighted, quick sighted, sharp sighted, and the like. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 19 long´-sight´ed|ness — long sight|ed «LNG SY tihd, LONG », adjective. 1. seeing distant things more clearly than near ones; farsighted. 2. Figurative. having foresight; wise: »Her long sighted notion of a society not solely based on war and agriculture... (Manchester… …

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  • 20 long-sight|ed — «LNG SY tihd, LONG », adjective. 1. seeing distant things more clearly than near ones; farsighted. 2. Figurative. having foresight; wise: »Her long sighted notion of a society not solely based on war and agriculture... (Manchester Guardian).… …

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