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. His hair was thin and weak, which was partly attributable to his having never devoted much time to its arrangement, and partly to his having worn for five-and-twenty years the forensic wig which hung on a block beside him.
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.
Without his glasses, the star was incredibly near-sighted and believed to be legally classed as blind.
Well, let's just say that without glasses, I'm not quite a near-sighted version of Mr.
Formula One boss Chase Carey said some past flops might have come from near-sighted planning, which he hopes to avoid.
Children seem to be becoming near-sighted at younger ages, around six to seven, rather than 12 to 13 as their eyes are constantly focusing on objects that are very close to them.
Children seem to be becoming near-sighted at younger ages, around 6-7 years, rather than 12-13 as their eyes are constantly focusing on objects that are very close to them.
In Asia, up to 90 percent of teenagers and adults are near-sighted. Clearly, something is going on.