Definition of Farsightedness

1. Noun. A reduced ability to focus on near objects caused by loss of elasticity of the crystalline lens after age 45.

Exact synonyms: Presbyopia
Generic synonyms: Hypermetropia, Hypermetropy, Hyperopia, Longsightedness
Derivative terms: Presbyopic



2. Noun. Abnormal condition in which vision for distant objects is better than for near objects.
Exact synonyms: Hypermetropia, Hypermetropy, Hyperopia, Longsightedness
Generic synonyms: Ametropia
Specialized synonyms: Presbyopia
Derivative terms: Farsighted, Hypermetropic, Hypermetropic, Hyperopic, Longsighted
Antonyms: Myopia

3. Noun. Seeing ahead; knowing in advance; foreseeing.
Exact synonyms: Foresight, Prevision, Prospicience
Generic synonyms: Knowing
Derivative terms: Farsighted, Previse, Prospicient

Definition of Farsightedness

1. n. Quality of bbeing farsighted.

Definition of Farsightedness

1. Noun. The condition of being unable to focus on near objects; presbyopia ¹

2. Noun. The quality of being considerate about what might happen in the future ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Farsightedness

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Medical Definition of Farsightedness

1. Farsightedness or hyperopia occurs when a refractive error in which light rays entering the eye are focused behind the retina. This condition is easily corrected with corrective lenses or contact lenses. (27 Sep 1997)

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Literary usage of Farsightedness

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1. The Principles and Practice of Ophthalmic Medicine and Surgery by Thomas Wharton Jones (1863)
"farsightedness. "With this state of vision the person can see objects distinctly only when ... farsightedness being in almost all respects the converse of ..."

2. Public School Methods (1916)
"farsightedness is much less common in children than near- p sightedness and ... farsightedness Far sightedness is caused by too slight a curvature of the ..."

3. A Practical treatise on the diseases of the eye by William Mackenzie, Thomas Wharton Jones (1855)
"farsightedness. With this state of vision the person can see objects distinctly only when ... farsightedness being in almost all respects the converse of ..."

4. The Messiah-ideal: Comparative Religious Legislations, Doctrines and Forms by Maurice Fluegel (1896)
"This explains the radical difference between the authors of the Gospel, Koran, Avesta, etc. THE PROPHETIC farsightedness. ..."

5. Homœopathic Therapeutics by Samuel Lilienthal (1890)
"... dim vision, as of a veil before the eyes; objects appear red and too large ; farsightedness, with very clear vision and dilated pupils. Ignatia. ..."

6. The Household Monitor of Health by John Harvey Kellogg (1891)
"The glasses should be adapted to the eye by an experienced oculist. farsightedness. — Like the preceding, this disease needs immediate attention, ..."

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