Definition of longsighted in English:

longsighted

Syllabification: long·sight·ed
Pronunciation: /ˈlôNGˌsītid, ˈläNG-
 
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adjective

  • British term for farsighted.
    More 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

noun
More 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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