Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun shortsightedness

2 senses of shortsightedness

Sense 1
myopia, nearsightedness, shortsightedness -- ((ophthalmology) eyesight abnormality resulting from the eye's faulty refractive ability; distant objects appear blurred)
       => ametropia -- ((ophthalmology) faulty refraction of light rays in the eye as in astigmatism or myopia)

Sense 2
improvidence, shortsightedness -- (a lack of prudence and care by someone in the management of resources)
       => imprudence -- (a lack of caution in practical affairs)

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