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adjective as in myopic

Strong match

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Pity the fictional characters who are projections of a misogynistic or nearsighted writer’s longing.

Sarah Farraday peered closely at her through her nearsighted eyes.

They were all in the brightness of the street light now, and Sarah brought her nearsighted gaze close to Jane's glowing face.

She had her arms outstretched and such an eager look in her nearsighted eyes that Frieda flew straight to her.

Persons that have unduly long eyeballs are, therefore, nearsighted.

The eyeball of a nearsighted person is very wide, and the retina is too far away from the crystalline lens.


On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to nearsighted, such as: shortsighted, blind as a bat, and purblind.

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