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Definition of "clear-eyed" [clear-eyed]

  • Having sharp, bright eyes; keen-sighted. (adjective)
  • Mentally acute or perceptive. (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-eyed" in a sentence
  • "Carter was consulting daily with the best military minds and some clear-eyed realists, with no shortage of hawks in his circle of advisers."
  • "And "The Major and the Minor," with Rogers's clear-eyed schemer masquerading as a child to save money."
  • "But Ken Khachigian, a Republican strategist who wrote speeches for Reagan, said conservatives "need to be clear-eyed about Reagan" and how he sought to implement the principles he espoused."