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FARSIGHTED

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does farsighted mean? 

FARSIGHTED (adjective)
  The adjective FARSIGHTED has 2 senses:

1. able to see distant objects clearly
2. planning prudently for the future

  Familiarity information: FARSIGHTED used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


FARSIGHTED (adjective)


Sense 1farsighted [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Able to see distant objects clearly

Synonyms:

farsighted; presbyopic

Similar:

eagle-eyed; farseeing; keen-sighted; longsighted (capable of seeing to a great distance)

hypermetropic; hyperopic (abnormal ability to focus of distant objects)

telescopic (capable of discerning distant objects)

Antonym:

nearsighted (unable to see distant objects clearly)


Sense 2farsighted [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Planning prudently for the future

Synonyms:

foresighted; foresightful; prospicient; farseeing; farsighted; longsighted; long

Context examples:

large goals that required farsighted policies / took a long view of the geopolitical issues

Similar:

provident (providing carefully for the future)


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