nearsightedness
noun Date: 1811 myopia

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Nearsightedness — Near sight ed*ness, n. (Med.) An eyesight abnormality resulting from the eye s faulty refractive ability, such that one can see only close objects distinctly; the condition of being nearsighted. See {Myopic}, and {Myopia}. Syn: myopia,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nearsightedness — trumparegystė statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. myopia; nearsightedness vok. Kurzsichtigkeit, f; Myopie, f rus. близорукость, f pranc. myopie, f; vue basse, f; vue courte, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • nearsightedness — See nearsightedly. * * * …   Universalium

  • nearsightedness — noun The property of being nearsighted, myopia …   Wiktionary

  • Nearsightedness — The ability to see near objects more clearly than distant objects. Also called myopia. Myopia can be caused by a longer than normal eyeball or by any condition that prevents light rays from focusing on the retina. Most forms of myopia can be… …   Medical dictionary

  • nearsightedness — Synonyms and related words: authoritarianism, bigotry, blind side, blind spot, blinders, blindness, closed mind, cramped ideas, dim sightedness, fanaticism, hideboundness, illiberality, imperceptiveness, impercipience, incomprehension,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • nearsightedness — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. shortsightedness, blindness, astigmatism; see myopia …   English dictionary for students

  • nearsightedness — n. near sighted vision, myopia, condition of the eyes in which objects that are far away cannot be seen clearly (Ophthalmology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nearsightedness — near·sight·ed·ness …   English syllables

  • nearsightedness — See: nearsighted …   English dictionary

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