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MYOPIC

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does myopic mean? 

MYOPIC (adjective)
  The adjective MYOPIC has 2 senses:

1. unable to see distant objects clearly
2. lacking foresight or scope

  Familiarity information: MYOPIC used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


MYOPIC (adjective)


Sense 1myopic [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Unable to see distant objects clearly

Synonyms:

myopic; nearsighted; shortsighted


Sense 2myopic [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Lacking foresight or scope

Synonyms:

shortsighted; unforesightful; myopic; short

Context examples:

a short view of the problem / shortsighted policies / shortsighted critics derided the plan / myopic thinking

Similar:

improvident (not provident; not providing for the future)


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