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Definition of "clear-sighted" [clear•-sight•ed]

  • Having sharp, clear vision. (adjective)
  • Perceptive; discerning. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "clear-sighted" in a sentence
  • "Throughout The Cookbook Collector Goodman shows herself to be a clear-sighted observer who doesn't flinch from depicting her characters' blindspots and failings."
  • "Easily the foremost contemporary survey of "collapsing" Pakistan, Lieven's book also contains some of the most clear-sighted accounts of "rising" India."
  • "Usually Steve Benen is to my mind one of the most clear-sighted observers of the DC scene."