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tunnel vision

Saltos de línea: tun¦nel vi¦sion

Definición de tunnel vision en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
1Defective sight in which objects cannot be properly seen if not close to the centre of the field of view.
Example sentences
  • My biggest shock was I couldn't see properly, I had very blurred tunnel vision, and worse than that, I couldn't speak.
  • Night blindness develops, usually in childhood, followed by loss of peripheral visual field, progressing over many years to tunnel vision and finally blindness.
  • Now ultra-stubborn influences have subsided, symptoms of tunnel vision begin to dissipate.
1.1 informal The tendency to focus exclusively on a single or limited objective or view: she has tunnel vision in all matters of opinion and morality
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • While I understand that you are a more experienced writer, the tendency for this tunnel vision is a human one.
  • A teacher, whether brutally domineering or gently insistent, is still capable of suffering tunnel vision, a limited perspective of which he or she may be quite unaware.
  • They can suffer from terminal enthusiasm for their subject, with the complication of single-mindedness bordering on tunnel vision.

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