Quick-sighted
Quick-sighted Quick"-sight`ed, a. Having quick sight or acute discernment; quick to see or to discern. --Locke. [1913 Webster] --{Quick"-sight`ed*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • quick-sighted — adjective 1. having very keen vision quick sighted as a cat • Syn: ↑argus eyed, ↑hawk eyed, ↑keen sighted, ↑lynx eyed, ↑sharp eyed, ↑sharp sighted • Similar to: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • quick-sighted — a. Sharp sighted, lynx eyed, quick eyed, eagle eyed, hawk eyed, perspicacious …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Sighted — Sight ed, a. Having sight, or seeing, in a particular manner; used in composition; as, long sighted, short sighted, quick sighted, sharp sighted, and the like. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Quick-sightedness — Quick sighted Quick sight ed, a. Having quick sight or acute discernment; quick to see or to discern. Locke. [1913 Webster] {Quick sight ed*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • quick´-sight´ed|ness — quick sight|ed «KWIHK SY tihd», adjective. quick to see or discern: »a wonderfully active and quick sighted person…able to see what is going on all round (W. H. Hudson). –quick´ sight´ed|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • quick-sight|ed — «KWIHK SY tihd», adjective. quick to see or discern: »a wonderfully active and quick sighted person…able to see what is going on all round (W. H. Hudson). –quick´ sight´ed|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • quick-sightedness — noun see quick sighted * * * quick sightˈedness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑quick …   Useful english dictionary

  • quick-witted — [adj] smart acute, agile, alert, apt, astute, brainy, bright, brilliant, canny, clever, facetious, humorous, intelligent, keen, knowing, nimble witted, on the ball*, penetrating, penetrative, perceptive, prompt, quick, quick on the draw*, quick… …   New thesaurus

  • quick-witted — adj acute, keen, shrewd, astute, Scot, and North Eng. gleg; intelligent, discerning, perspicacious, brainy, hard headed, long headed, far sighted, penetrating, thoughtful; alert, wide awake; brilliant, luminous, bright; smart, clever, foxy,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • sharp-sighted — adjective 1. having very keen vision quick sighted as a cat • Syn: ↑argus eyed, ↑hawk eyed, ↑keen sighted, ↑lynx eyed, ↑quick sighted, ↑sharp eyed • Similar to: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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