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Definition of "long-sightedness" [long•-sight•ed•ness]

  • The state or condition of being long-sighted; hence, sagacity; shrewdness. (noun)
  • See Hypermetropia. (noun)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

Use "long-sightedness" in a sentence
  • "Rabbi Lionel Blue once called it moral long-sightedness: the ablity to focus on poverty in Africa, or the effects of global warming, but be blind to the heartbreaking deprivation outside your own doorstep."
  • "For some time — a year? two? — he had known that his glasses were inadequate aids for his current level of long-sightedness but as with most such things, he had not bothered to replace them."
  • "Moral long-sightedness This is a phrase from Rabbi Lionel Blue."