myopic

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myopic (comparative more myopic, superlative most myopic)

  1. nearsighted; unable to see distant objects unaided
    Corrective lenses compensate for the excessive positive diopters of the myopic eye.
    A stronger prescription for myopic night drivers is often needed.
  2. shortsighted; improvident
  3. narrow minded

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myopic (plural myopics)

  1. A short-sighted individual.
    • 2008 March 23, Polly Morrice, “Descended From Salinger”, New York Times:
      The offbeat little girls of “Playdate,” whose mothers stumble through parenthood, are not the first characters to feel like cultural descendants of Salinger’s children, those savants, myopics, guileless nose pickers and practicing belchers who seem to glow on the page, highlighting the shallowness of the adults.

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