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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]


Able to see distant objects clearly


farsighted; presbyopic


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)


nearsighted (unable to see distant objects clearly)

Sense 2farsighted [BACK TO TOP]


Planning prudently for the future


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

Context examples:

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


provident (providing carefully for the future)

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