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Definition of "farseeing" [far•see•ing]

  • Prudent; foresighted. (adjective)
  • Able to see far; keen-sighted. (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 "farseeing" in a sentence
  • ""We will all miss him deeply, and long benefit from the works of his farseeing soul," he said."
  • "HubbleSite has one page devoted to Discoveries, "the scientific leaps that never would have been possible without Hubble's farseeing capabilities.""
  • "Assuming as much as half, or $25 billion is being set aside for rail, how does that compare to other nations who are already far ahead of us in providing modern up to date mass transportation for their citizenry, or at least far more farseeing in planning ahead."