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Definition of Shortsighted

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

Too often the pressure for popularity, on children and teens, places an economic burden on the income of the father, so mother feels she must go to work to satisfy her children's needs. That decision can be most shortsighted.
Ezra Taft Benson

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

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

Hollywood is great. I also think it's stupid and small-minded and shortsighted.
David Fincher

In today's world, it is shortsighted to think that infectious diseases cannot cross borders. By allowing developing countries access to generic drugs, we not only help improve health in those nations, we also help ourselves control these debilitating and often deadly diseases.
Ron Wyden
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Shortsighted Translations

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

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