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Long-sighted definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

LONG-SIGHTED, a. Able to see at a great distance; used literally of the eyes, and figuratively of the mind or intellect.

Merriam Webster's

adjective Date: circa 1790 chiefly British farsighted long-sightedness noun, chiefly British

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. 1 having long sight. 2 having imagination or foresight. Derivatives: long-sightedly adv. long-sightedness n.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Long-sighted Long"-sight`ed, a. 1. Able to see objects at a great distance; hence, having great foresight; sagacious; farseeing. 2. Able to see objects distinctly at a distance, but not close at hand; hypermetropic.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

Long-sighted people cannot see things clearly that are close to them, and therefore need to wear glasses. (BRIT; in AM, use far-sighted) ? short-sighted ADJ

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

a. 1. Far-sighted. 2. Sagacious, far-seeing, discerning.



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