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nearsighted

view main entry for nearsightedadjective American  /ˌnɪrˈsaɪtəd/
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nearsightedly

adverb

nearsightedness

noun [uncountable]
nearsightedness noun [uncountable]The ability to see and problems with seeing: 20/20 vision, astigmatism, binocular vision, the blind, blind spot, cataract, double vision, eagle eye, eye, eyesight

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