shortsightedness

Definitions of shortsightedness
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n (ophthalmology) eyesight abnormality resulting from the eye's faulty refractive ability; distant objects appear blurred

Synonyms:
myopia, nearsightedness
Antonyms:
farsightedness, hypermetropia, hypermetropy, hyperopia, longsightedness
abnormal condition in which vision for distant objects is better than for near objects
Type of:
ametropia
(ophthalmology) faulty refraction of light rays in the eye as in astigmatism or myopia

n a lack of prudence and care by someone in the management of resources

Synonyms:
improvidence
Antonyms:
providence
the prudence and care exercised by someone in the management of resources
Types:
extravagance, prodigality, profligacy
the trait of spending extravagantly
thriftlessness, waste, wastefulness
the trait of wasting resources
Type of:
imprudence
a lack of caution in practical affairs

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