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synonyms for myopic

  • nearsighted
  • shortsighted
  • astigmatic
  • biased
  • blind
  • halfsighted
  • presbyopic

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What is another word for myopic?

The literal sense of myopic means the same thing as nearsighted or shortsightedmeaning a person can’t see distant things clearly. The medical term for this condition is myopia, and mypoic is its adjective form.

Myopic is commonly used in a metaphorical way. It can describe a person who doesn’t thoroughly think things through, or it can describe things, such as decisions or plans, that lack foresight. A decision or plan considered myopic could be described as ill-advised or ill-considered. Nearsighted and shortsighted can also be used in this metaphorical way.

Myopic can also be used to describe someone considered narrow-minded or closed-mindedintolerant or lacking understanding.

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antonyms for myopic

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  • far-sighted
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How to use myopic in a sentence

Assumptions and a myopic “I’m always right” point of view accomplish nothing.
WHAT ARE UNDECIDED VOTERS THINKING?NICK FOURIEZOSOCTOBER 7, 2020OZY
The most myopic of creatures could have seen that Anne was foolishly in love with her rascal husband.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Also, nature had conspired against Henry by handing him with a pair of hopelessly myopic eyes.
TIME ENOUGH AT LASTLYN VENABLE
Thus it happens frequently in divergent strabismus, when one eye is myopic, the other emmetropic.
SCHWEIGGER ON SQUINTC. SCHWEIGGER
For near objects the myopic eye is used without accommodation and therefore also without convergent strabismus of the right.
SCHWEIGGER ON SQUINTC. SCHWEIGGER
A careless and myopic man would travel over acres of territory and miss the dollars right along.
MOTOR MATT'S PERIL, OR, CAST AWAY IN THE BAHAMASSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
The myopic censors of the Index have assured the widest circulation of his book by condemning it as heretical.
THE SAINTANTONIO FOGAZZARO
The myopic digital calculation of coins, eructation consequent upon repletion.
ULYSSESJAMES JOYCE
Some were inclined to damn others who did not see through the myopic lenses of their own spiritual spectacles.
THE REVELLERSLOUIS TRACY
Bookkeepers, hotel clerks, and women who do fine sewing at night should be cautioned against such work, if they are myopic.
FIVE LECTURES ON BLINDNESSKATE M. FOLEY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO MYOPIC

  • careless
  • heedless
  • ignorant
  • imperceptive
  • inattentive
  • inconsiderate
  • indiscriminate
  • injudicious
  • insensitive
  • myopic
  • nearsighted
  • neglectful
  • oblivious
  • thoughtless
  • unaware
  • unconscious
  • undiscerning
  • unmindful
  • unobservant
  • unperceiving
  • unreasoning
  • unseeing
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