Definition of short-sightedly adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



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  1. 1without thinking carefully about the possible effects of something or what might happen in the future The government has short-sightedly dropped this measure from its legislative programme.
  2. 2(especially British English) without being able to see clearly things that are not very close to you He peered short-sightedly out at them.