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2nd definition is for the noun short-sightedness —This unsigned comment was added by SemperBlotto (talkcontribs).

Perhaps it should be marked as {{US}} then? The term "short-sightedness" is very rare in comparison, here in America. --Connel MacKenzie 16:02, 4 October 2006 (UTC)
"short-sighted" is an adjective. "The propensity" is defining a noun. SemperBlotto 16:09, 4 October 2006 (UTC)
Amended. Widsith 16:11, 4 October 2006 (UTC)
"Of the propensity" then, would be infinitely better than re-asserting the circular "foresight" (which is also comparatively rare.) --Connel MacKenzie 16:16, 4 October 2006 (UTC)
I respectfully disagree. ‘Of the propensity’ is unnecessarily wordy, and foresight is surely a common word (which has the advantage of maintaining the visual metaphor). Widsith 16:23, 4 October 2006 (UTC)