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farsightedness

Definitions of farsightedness
  1. noun
    abnormal condition in which vision for distant objects is better than for near objects
    synonyms: hypermetropia, hypermetropy, hyperopia, longsightedness
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    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
  2. noun
    a reduced ability to focus on near objects caused by loss of elasticity of the crystalline lens after age 45
    synonyms: presbyopia
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    type of:
    hypermetropia, hypermetropy, hyperopia, longsightedness
    abnormal condition in which vision for distant objects is better than for near objects
  3. noun
    seeing ahead; knowing in advance; foreseeing
    synonyms: foresight, prevision, prospicience
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    type of:
    knowing
    a clear and certain mental apprehension
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