Definition of tunnel vision in English:

tunnel vision

Syllabification: tun·nel vi·sion

noun

  • 1Defective sight in which objects cannot be properly seen if not close to the center of the field of view.
    More 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.
    Synonyms
    narrow focus, concentration, fixation, narrow-mindedness, single-mindedness, close-mindedness
  • 1.1 informal The tendency to focus exclusively on a single or limited goal or point of view.
    More example sentences
    • 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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