Definition of shortsighted adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

shortsighted

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//ˌʃɔrtˈsaɪt̮əd//
 
 
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not thinking carefully about the possible effects of something or what might happen in the future a shortsighted policy
shortsightednessnoun[uncountable]
 
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Many people accused the government of shortsightedness.
shortsightedly
 
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