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shortsighted

(shôrt′sī′tĭd)
adj.
Nearsighted; myopic.

short′sight′ed·ly adv.
short′sight′ed·ness n.
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One respondent shortsightedly suggested that they are not worth investing in unless a library is under threat.
Looking more closely I thought I saw, behind the smiling couple pictured on the cover, a pair of shadowy presences: the one tall and thin, peering shortsightedly about him and almost distressingly untidy; the other, standing a little way behind and to one side of the first, pop-eyed, well-nourished and aloof, as if he disapproved of the publicity.
They shortsightedly view one side of the equation and see only certain generated jobs, turning a blind eye to what has been lost and ignoring what would have happened without the destruction.
Ireland had only once been united, between 1782 and the foolish factionism of the United Irishmen--and that was before the Act of Union (so shortsightedly undervalued by nationalists) admitted her to the central citadel of the empire by giving her MPs at Westminster.
Indeed, Myth, Telos, Identity does not shortsightedly discard moralized interpretations altogether, the ethical schema is always present as one possible--if sometimes ineffective--problem solving strategy.
155) The Bush administration's decision not to allow research using cadaveric tissue shortsightedly addresses the administration's anti-abortion views and not the potential benefits to Americans.
Around the same time, Albert shortsightedly rejected offers from top entertainment managers Joe Glaser and Moe Gale to coordinate his business affairs through a national agency.
The heart of this gigantic thinker and writer, lover of freedom and fairness, beat for Serbia: "The governments fail to see what people know, since the governments see shortsightedly, through the eyes of politics, whereas humanity sees, through its conscience, the sense of right and wrong.
Advocates of new tactical nuclear weapons have tended to focus shortsightedly on simple destructive power.
But critics see an America that's misguided and on the road to ruin, shortsightedly destroying the very international system it did so much to build up over half a century.
When Richard the Lionheart, shortsightedly mortal and obsessed with the Crusade to conquer Jerusalem, refuses to accept the faery crown of Arthur, the mystical Guardians of Britain approach his younger brother John.
SIGNALS FROM THE HILL: CONGRESSIONAL OVERSIGHT AND THE CHALLENGE OF SOCIAL REGULATION 8-9 (1988) (arguing that the uncertainties surrounding policy "ends" encourages congressional overseers to "focus more shortsightedly on immediately placating constituencies and policing agency procedures--a preoccupation with means related only imperfectly to policy [ends]"); McGarity, supra note 8, at 1405 (contending that analytic requirements are important vehicles for congressional control of administrative discretion).