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

  • Farsighted. (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 "long-sighted" in a sentence
  • "More than that, the past Administration taught us more about the need for long-sighted economic policy and out-year budgeting than we ever thought possible."
  • "De Gea, dropped from United's past three matches after making a succession of mistakes, is long-sighted and plays in contact lenses."
  • "In their own way the conservative, long-sighted brothers were as opportunistic as the railroad and mining buccaneers."