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near·sight·ed

nearsighted

 
pronunciation:
nir saI tihd
part of speech: adjective
definition: able to see objects clearly only when they are near.
After she got glasses, the nearsighted girl could see the chalkboard from the back of the room.
antonyms:
farsighted
similar words:
shortsighted
derivations: nearsightedly (adv.), nearsightedness (n.)