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  • as inimprovidence
  • as intunnel vision

synonyms for shortsightedness

  • carelessness
  • neglect
  • waste
  • wastefulness
  • blind side
  • fixation
  • obsession
  • one-track mind
  • constricted vision
  • monomania
  • myopia
  • narrow outlook
  • narrowmindedness
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How to use shortsightedness in a sentence

Had the doctor's wisdom been monstrous folly, and his prudence the blindest shortsightedness?
THE DOCTOR'S FAMILYMRS. (MARGARET) OLIPHANT
In this, as in other things, we have a tendency toward smugness, shortsightedness and egotism.
HOW TO ANALYZE PEOPLE ON SIGHTELSIE LINCOLN BENEDICT AND RALPH PAINE BENEDICT
Love wasn't a sacred fluid held in a single vessel of alabaster; marriage didn't conveniently create shortsightedness.
CYTHEREAJOSEPH HERGESHEIMER
But instead of doing this, people follow the usual course of shortsightedness and make their private standpoint a universal one.
THE POSITIVE OUTCOME OF PHILOSOPHYJOSEPH DIETZGEN
The shortsightedness of this policy will be apparent when one calculates that the ships were hired by the day.
AUSTRALIA IN ARMSPHILLIP F.E. SCHULER
The shortsightedness of monarchs is even more unpardonable than their crimes.
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, VOLUME 1, NO. 2, JULY, 1850.VARIOUS
The shortsightedness of employers in failing to take account of this fact has its humorous side.
TWENTIETH CENTURY SOCIALISMEDMOND KELLY
But it was useless to regret his own shortsightedness, now that it rendered him powerless to strike a blow for his friends.
THE GREAT CATTLE TRAILEDWARD S. ELLIS
It may be from a human standpoint, but God in His infinite wisdom can see beyond our shortsightedness, and permits such to be.
THE PALM TREE BLESSINGW. E. SHEPARD
It is due not merely to human selfishness but to shortsightedness; in other words, to a lack of statesmanship.
CIVICS AND HEALTHWILLIAM H. ALLEN
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WORDS RELATED TO SHORTSIGHTEDNESS

  • carelessness
  • neglect
  • shortsightedness
  • waste
  • wastefulness
  • blind side
  • constricted vision
  • fixation
  • monomania
  • myopia
  • narrow outlook
  • narrowmindedness
  • obsession
  • one-track mind
  • shortsightedness
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.