near-sighted


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near-sighted

relating to or suffering from myopia
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After a moment's pause on the threshold, peering towards the window with her near-sighted scowl, as if frowning down some bitter enemy, she suddenly projected herself into the shop.
It is redeemed from insignificance only by the contraction of her eyebrows into a near-sighted scowl.
Near-sighted as she was, that ridiculous object could not escape Miss Cotton, neither did the orange that rolled out from the pillow, nor the boots appearing at the foot of the bed.
He had that dull-looking, boiled eye which is often to be seen in the heads of people who have applied themselves during many years to a weary and laborious course of study; and which would have been sufficient, without the additional eyeglass which dangled from a broad black riband round his neck, to warn a stranger that he was very near-sighted.
There was his chief engineer-- old, near-sighted MacPherson--who told the story of returning home to be locked out of his house by his four-year kiddie that never had laid eyes on him before.
So many men were in the army that there were not enough for the government work; the maimed and the halt and the sick ones, like Paulmier, and the near-sighted ones, all had their chance of a rapid promotion.
Clearly my severely near-sighted new friend did not think I had encroached.
Eddie had to wear six pairs of socks to make his boots fit, he was on the heavy side, skint, and was very near-sighted, wearing thick glasses under his goggles, which would mist up at altitude.
Some are near-sighted and some are really far-sighted.
James Backus was famously the voice of which near-sighted cartoon character?
I am 55 years old, have been near-sighted my whole life, and have been using bifocal eyeglasses for about 15 years, so I'm excited about having the UM3 scope mount at my disposal.
If you are a bit near-sighted, the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC, has just what you need--pages from a gigantic Qoran with letters standing as much as nine inches (23 centimeters) high.