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Definition of clear-sighted in English:

adjective

Thinking clearly and sensibly: a clear-sighted sense of what is appropriate
More example sentences
  • He provides a clear-sighted and sensible guide for anyone who finds himself in the media spotlight.
  • That prime ministerial statement had no vision; nor did it have any clear-sighted sense of purpose.
  • The information on this site is fairly clear-sighted.

Derivatives

clear-sightedness

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noun
Example sentences
  • She is known equally for her outspokenness and her high ideals; she is full of common sense and clear-sightedness; she expresses herself with biting humour.
  • Among my patients are some refugees, most of them people of intelligence, drive, and clear-sightedness.
  • His commitment to independence and clear-sightedness have made him take great risks, the consequences of which he has been made to feel while at the same time experiencing enormous response from widely divergent quarters.

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