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shortsighted

Pronunciation: /ˈʃɔːrtˌsaɪtəd; ˌʃɔːtˈsaɪtɪd/

Translation of shortsighted in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 [Medicine/Medicina] miope, corto de vista
    Example sentences
    • To a short-sighted person, distant objects seem blurred, while near objects can be seen more clearly.
    • Heavy computer use could be linked to glaucoma, especially among those who are short-sighted, fear researchers.
    • The scientists suggest that the optic nerve in short-sighted users might be more sensitive to ‘computer stress’.
    1.2 [attitude/policy] corto de miras, miope, con poca visión de futuro
    Example sentences
    • This way of thinking is short-sighted and serves only to damage the nursing profession.
    • This will lead to short-sighted, usually inappropriate responses in the short run.
    • The decision to end the youth programme at Queen Mary Hospital was a very short-sighted decision.

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