Definition of myopia noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    myopia

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//maɪˈoʊpiə//
     
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  1. 1 (technology) the inability to see things clearly when they are far away synonym nearsightedness
  2. 2 (formal) (disapproving) the inability to see what the result of a particular action or decision will be; the inability to think about anything outside your own situation synonym shortsightedness The cancellation of the popular show was a result of managerial myopia. cultural myopia
NAmE//maɪˈɑpɪk//
 
adjective (technology) a myopic child/eye (disapproving) a myopic strategy myopic voters see also nearsighted, shortsighted
NAmE//maɪˈɑpɪkli//
 
adverb
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