sharp-sightedness
noun see sharp-sighted

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Sharp-sightedness — Sharp sighted Sharp sight ed, a. Having quick or acute sight; used literally and figuratively. {Sharp sight ed*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sharp-sightedness — sharp sight·ed·ness …   English syllables

  • sharp-sightedness — noun 1. sharpness of vision; the visual ability to resolve fine detail (usually measured by a Snellen chart) • Syn: ↑acuity, ↑visual acuity • Derivationally related forms: ↑sharp sighted • Hypernyms: ↑sight, ↑vision, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • sharp-sightedness — See sharp sightedly. * * * …   Universalium

  • sharp-sighted — [shärp′sīt΄id] adj. 1. having keen sight; sharp eyed 2. keenly observant or perceptive; sharp witted sharp sightedly adv. sharp sightedness n …   English World dictionary

  • sharp-sighted — sharp sightedly, adv. sharp sightedness, n. /shahrp suy tid/, adj. 1. having keen sight. 2. having or showing mental acuteness. [1565 75] * * * …   Universalium

  • 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

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

  • sharp-sighted — adjective Date: 1571 1. having acute sight 2. mentally keen or alert • sharp sightedly adverb • sharp sightedness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sharp-sighted — /ˈʃap saɪtəd/ (say shahp suytuhd) adjective 1. having keen sight. 2. having or showing mental acuteness. –sharp sightedness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

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