shortsightedly

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

shortsighted +‎ -ly

Adverb[edit]

shortsightedly (comparative more shortsightedly, superlative most shortsightedly)

  1. With short sight; myopically.
    The teacher peered shortsightedly around the classroom.
  2. In a manner that fails to consider the big picture or future effects of an action or decision.
    He shortsightedly decided not to go to college and instead entered the workforce; so he made more money the first few years, but his earning power was never as great as it could have been.