farsightedness

Primary Meanings of farsightedness

1.
n
abnormal condition in which vision for distant objects is better than for near objects
2.
n
seeing ahead; knowing in advance; foreseeing
Full Definitions of farsightedness
1

n abnormal condition in which vision for distant objects is better than for near objects

Synonyms:
hypermetropia, hypermetropy, hyperopia, longsightedness
Antonyms:
myopia, nearsightedness, shortsightedness
(ophthalmology) eyesight abnormality resulting from the eye's faulty refractive ability; distant objects appear blurred
Types:
presbyopia
a reduced ability to focus on near objects caused by loss of elasticity of the crystalline lens after age 45
Type of:
ametropia
(ophthalmology) faulty refraction of light rays in the eye as in astigmatism or myopia

n a reduced ability to focus on near objects caused by loss of elasticity of the crystalline lens after age 45

Synonyms:
presbyopia
Type of:
hypermetropia, hypermetropy, hyperopia, longsightedness
abnormal condition in which vision for distant objects is better than for near objects
2

n seeing ahead; knowing in advance; foreseeing

Synonyms:
foresight, prevision, prospicience
Type of:
knowing
a clear and certain mental apprehension

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