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Definition of Shortsighted


  1. Not able to see far; nearsighted; myopic. See Myopic, and Myopia.
  2. Fig.: Not able to look far into futurity; unable to understand things deep; of limited intellect.
  3. Having little regard for the future; heedless.

Shortsighted Quotations

Reducing carbon emissions is important, but it is shortsighted if not coupled with reducing the toxic emissions from our heart; and that is something spiritual leaders are supposed to teach and something all thinking people, regardless of their beliefs, should practice.
Radhanath Swami

My life has been many examples of shortsighted goals that I thought would fix things. You know, if there's something broken inside me, if there's a hole in there, I thought: If I could just write a good song someday, then I'd be OK. You know, if I could just be on stage in front of people I'd never seen before and be validated by them.
Trent Reznor

In baseball, my theory is to strive for consistency, not to worry about the numbers. If you dwell on statistics you get shortsighted, if you aim for consistency, the numbers will be there at the end.
Tom Seaver

With correction, and given the chance, 'Terra Nova' can and will deliver seasons of transcendent images and story-telling. Failing to renew 'Terra Nova' is shortsighted, as myopic as it would have been to scrap the Hubble. 'Terra Nova' is the Hubble Telescope of television.
Stephen Lang

The biggest disappointment has been seeing the number of people in this business with very shortsighted views.
Greg Ginn
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Shortsighted Translations

shortsighted in German is kurzsichtig
shortsighted in Spanish is corto de vista
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