Definition of longsighted in English:

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longsighted

Pronunciation: /ˈlôNGˌsīdəd/

adjective

British term for farsighted.
Example sentences
  • If you are diagnosed as long-sighted, it is likely that your optician will prescribe glasses or contact lenses to correct your vision.
  • Left untreated, young children who are long-sighted may eventually lose vision in one eye.
  • They also check that a child can follow movement in the normal field of vision (looking up, down, and side to side), and is not short-sighted or long-sighted.

Derivatives

longsightedly

adverb

longsightedness

Pronunciation: /ˈlôNGˌsīdədnes/
noun
Example sentences
  • Chennai joins select cities in the country to launch a new laser-driven vision correction procedure for short-sightedness, long-sightedness and astigmatism.
  • He suffers from long-sightedness and now needs to wear glasses when reading some government papers.
  • If you perform a lot of close work and find you are getting eye-strain or headaches, this may indicate an excessive effort to focus the eyes, which could be due to long-sightedness.

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Syllabification: long·sight·ed

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