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Synonyms for shortsighted
ˈʃɔrtˈsaɪ tɪdshort·sight·ed

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  1. short, shortsighted, unforesightful, myopicadjective

    lacking foresight or scope

    "a short view of the problem"; "shortsighted policies"; "shortsighted critics derided the plan"; "myopic thinking"

    Synonyms:
    ill-considered, ill-judged, poor, short(p), brusk, unforesightful, curt, improvident, unretentive, nearsighted, myopic, short, scant(p), inadequate, light, brusque, little, forgetful

    Antonyms:
    provident, prudent

  2. nearsighted, shortsighted, myopicadjective

    unable to see distant objects clearly

    Synonyms:
    ill-considered, myopic, short, nearsighted, ill-judged, improvident, unforesightful

    Antonyms:
    provident, prudent

  3. ill-considered, ill-judged, improvident, shortsightedadjective

    not given careful consideration

    "ill-considered actions often result in disaster"; "an ill-judged attempt"

    Synonyms:
    ill-considered, myopic, short, nearsighted, ill-judged, improvident, unforesightful

    Antonyms:
    prudent, provident

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  1. List of paraphrases for "shortsighted":

    short-sighted, myopic, blinkered, short-term

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How to use shortsighted in a sentence?

  1. White House spokesman Josh Earnest:

    I think it would be shortsighted to reduce the relationship between our two countries to just one issue.

  2. Kara Goldman:

    That would be a completely irresponsible goal and ultimately a shortsighted one. We're thinking about the bigger picture : The best way to prevent the health impact of menopause is to prolong the ovaries' natural functioning.

  3. Jonah Peretti:

    I think that there are two paths for AI in digital media, one path is the obvious path that a lot of people will do — but it’s a depressing path — using the technology for cost savings and spamming out a bunch of SEO articles that are lower quality than what a journalist could do, but a tenth of the cost. That’s one vision, but to me, that’s a depressing vision and a shortsighted vision because in the long run it’s not going to work.

  4. Steny Hoyer:

    No matter how hard the President of the United States works, if one party is determined, for political reasons, to oppose something because it would give a success or a victory to the President of the United States, that is very shortsighted and harms the country, you're not harming Joe Biden personally. What you're harming is the country.

  5. Kevin McCarthy:

    Given the political misdirections that have marred this process, given the now duplicative and potentially counterproductive nature of this effort, and given the Speaker's shortsighted scope that does not examine interrelated forms of political violence in America, I can not support this legislation.

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