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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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To better utilize administrative support, here are five types of shortsightedness and ways to overcome them.
In fact, a growing number openly criticize what they see as their field's statistical shortsightedness.
It emphasized not only frugality and perseverance but humility, since the arrogance of the pigs made their shortsightedness even more contemptible.
Yet so far, at both the state and federal levels, they have been able to sell their cynicism and shortsightedness as some sort of populist uprising.
Big-business clearcutters are guilty of the same shortsightedness, Wilkinson says.
Outside Central Europe, the most vivid example of Czech shortsightedness was its attempt to parlay President Clinton's visit to Prague last year into a one-on-one summit.
architect Susan Narduli both underestimated the amount of time needed to realize their proposal of wrapping dozens of trees in an unusual wire mesh; finishing only a few, the artists left behind the uncompleted project as a relic of their shortsightedness.
Because Spear and his team will not idealize human nature, or underestimate our capacity for shortsightedness, denial, inertia and greed, they believe this trend will produce a squeeze play that will last a generation.
Of course the trains are overcrowded, mainly due to the increase in rail travel and the shortsightedness of the train operating company by not providing sufficient rolling stock to cope with the demand.
Shortsightedness is no excuse for poor judgement, and once these spaces are lost, we will never get them back.
South Shields-born Jan Fearnley, above, hoped ophthalmologist Dr Har-alabos Eleftheriadis would correct her shortsightedness.
South Shields-born Jan Fearnley broke down as she told a medical disciplinary hearing that she hoped ophthalmologist Dr Haralabos Eleftheriadis would correct her shortsightedness.