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Definition of "longsighted" [longsighted]

  • Alternative spelling of long-sighted. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "longsighted" in a sentence
  • "Yet I had often revolved the judicious lines in which Pope answers the objections of his longsighted friend:"
  • "The night hung motionless over the Foregate and the valley of the Meole, and the woods through which the sheriff and his men had hunted in vain, plotting clearly, for those longsighted eyes, the passage of Picard's bright red cap through the trees, and mapping the way by which, later, he must return."
  • "Sticking up above intervening hillocks and rushes, it was observed over the top of his glasses by the longsighted Mr. Phinn when, accompanied by Thomasina Twitchett, he came nearer to Bottom Bridge."