Definition of Longsighted

1. Adjective. Capable of seeing to a great distance.

Exact synonyms: Eagle-eyed, Farseeing, Keen-sighted
Similar to: Farsighted, Presbyopic
Derivative terms: Longsightedness



2. Adjective. Planning prudently for the future. "Took a long view of the geopolitical issues"

Definition of Longsighted

1. a. Able to see objects at a great distance; hence, having great foresight; sagacious; farseeing.

Definition of Longsighted

1. Adjective. (alternative spelling of long-sighted) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Longsighted

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Longsighted

longrunning
longs
longshanks
longship
longships
longshore
longshore drift
longshoreman
longshoremen
longshorewoman
longshorewomen
longshoring
longshorings
longshot
longshots
longsighted (current term)
longsightedness
longsleeved
longsome
longsomely
longsomeness
longsomenesses
longspine snipefish
longspun
longspur
longspurs
longstanding
longstop
longstops
longsuffering

Literary usage of Longsighted

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1. An Experimental Treatise on Optics: Comprehending the Leading Principles of by Jean-Baptiste Biot (1826)
"Use of these Lenses in correcting the defective Vision of longsighted Persons. Fig. 50. 53. LET MAM be a lens which we now suppose to be converging ..."

2. Mental Development and Education by Michael Vincent O'Shea (1921)
"If one is longsighted the glass must be ground so as to bend the rays of light in ... The longsighted astigmatic eye. Notice that all the rays of light are ..."

3. Physics of the Household by Carleton John Lynde (1914)
"7. Make a diagram of the projecting lantern and describe it. 8. Make a diagram of the eye and describe it. 9. Make a diagram illustrating longsighted and ..."

4. Philosophical conversations: In which are Familiarly Explained the Causes of by Frederick Collier Bakewell, Ebenezer Bailey (1833)
"To correct these defects of vision the near-sighted person must use concave glasses, and the longsighted person must use glasses that are convex. ..."

5. Mathematical Instruments: Their Construction, Adjustment, Testing, and Use by John Fry Heather (1871)
"It appears, then, that the magnification is greater for longsighted than for short-sighted persons. Assuming, however, the magnifying power to be that ..."

6. Mathematical Instruments: Their Construction, Adjustment, Testing, and Use by John Fry Heather (1884)
"It appears, then, that the magnification is greater for longsighted than for short-sighted persons. Assuming, however, the magnifying power to be that ..."

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