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synonyms for nearsighted

  • shortsighted
  • blind as a bat
  • purblind
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How to use nearsighted in a sentence

Pity the fictional characters who are projections of a misogynistic or nearsighted writer’s longing.
IN ‘REAL ESTATE,’ DEBORAH LEVY CONTEMPLATES THE STRUCTURES THAT DEFINE USMICHELE FILGATEAUGUST 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Sarah Farraday peered closely at her through her nearsighted eyes.
JANE JOURNEYS ONRUTH COMFORT MITCHELL
They were all in the brightness of the street light now, and Sarah brought her nearsighted gaze close to Jane's glowing face.
JANE JOURNEYS ONRUTH COMFORT MITCHELL
She had her arms outstretched and such an eager look in her nearsighted eyes that Frieda flew straight to her.
THE RANCH GIRLS AT RAINBOW LODGEMARGARET VANDERCOOK
Persons that have unduly long eyeballs are, therefore, nearsighted.
PHYSIOLOGYERNEST G. MARTIN
The eyeball of a nearsighted person is very wide, and the retina is too far away from the crystalline lens.
GENERAL SCIENCEBERTHA M. CLARK
The man opened the book, put it to his nearsighted eyes, frowned, and glanced up at Ebenezer.
CHRISTMASZONA GALE
Nearsighted and easily confused, she had seen only that the dog had knocked her sick baby flat, and was plunging across her body.
LAD: A DOGALBERT PAYSON TERHUNE
Nearsighted persons are apt to stoop, owing to the habitual necessity for coming close to the object looked at.
THE HOME MEDICAL LIBRARY, VOLUME II (OF VI)VARIOUS
A few steps away, a fat, nearsighted man was reading his paper, and a group of women were chatting and embroidering.
THE FOUR HORSEMEN OF THE APOCALYPSEVICENTE BLASCO IBANEZ
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WORDS RELATED TO NEARSIGHTED

  • careless
  • heedless
  • ignorant
  • imperceptive
  • inattentive
  • inconsiderate
  • indiscriminate
  • injudicious
  • insensitive
  • myopic
  • nearsighted
  • neglectful
  • oblivious
  • thoughtless
  • unaware
  • unconscious
  • undiscerning
  • unmindful
  • unobservant
  • unperceiving
  • unreasoning
  • unseeing
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.