far-sighted

[ fahr-sahy-tid, -sahy-tid ]SEE DEFINITION OF far-sighted
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Thrifty and far-sighted, as witness the good ten thousand in cash.

The rank and file were neither so far-sighted nor so moderate.

But Father Gregory, whose old eyes were far-sighted, had seen it all.

But Kociuszko was too far-sighted to content himself with promises.

However, you have been far-sighted in fixing beforehand how far I am to go.

Neither the one nor the other is far-sighted or imaginative.

Castruccio is not as far-sighted as his namesake, the Prince of Lucca.

The man at the head of it all is wise and far-sighted and not easily discouraged.

The view taken by Rosseter was as far-sighted as it was broad.

We also bought several other thoughtful and far-sighted things.

WORD ORIGIN

also farsighted, 1640s, "forecasting, prescient;" 1878 as a defect of the eyes (hypermetropic); see far + sight. Related: Farsightedness.

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