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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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "shortsighted":

    short-sighted, myopic, blinkered, short-term

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How to use shortsighted in a sentence?

  1. Laurence Boone:

    We are very concerned that many lessons have not been learned from recent experiences and the news about the omicron variant may actually be a reminder of how shortsighted that failure has been.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Ryan Wiggins:

    I think it's interesting that Ted Cruz would harm someone that is trying to help the party right now, politics is playing a long game, and that's a very, very shortsighted view of a long game.

  5. 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.

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