shortsighted


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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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Data of Experiment 1 showed that a total of 49 subjects chose immediate shortsighted purchase, and they were short-sighted consumers; 181 subjects chose strategic purchase, waiting for price reduction, and they were strategic consumers.
Air Transport Association President and CEO James May called the agreement "shortsighted." "We fully appreciate that progress has been made, but we are disappointed that this agreement memorializes discrimination" May said.
"At a time when the nation's future economic prospects are tied more closely than ever before to a college-educated and highly-skilled workforce, it is shortsighted to ask college students and their families to bear so much of the burden of deficit reduction," Ward asserted in a letter to senators on behalf of ACE and 11 other higher ed associations during the final flurry of activity on the bill.
But any gains in reducing population increase have been wiped out by a shortsighted immigration policy that benefits only greedy businesses and selfish politicians who go after the "immigrant vote" like sharks go after raw meat.
All that Washington seems capable of is knee-jerk, shortsighted reactions.
An engineer, accident expert and advisor to Delphi, Atkinson believes the current focus on reducing vehicle crash fatalities alone is shortsighted. "Safety standards have rightly concentrated on reducing fatal injuries," he says.
This input can interfere with the company's vision and next quarter's shortsighted romp toward an increase in share price.
It shows that Congress will come together in a bipartisan way to reject the administration's shortsighted budget priorities and stand up for America's small business owners."
On the other hand, those directly involved in New York's disposition and acquisition frenzy, counter that people like Ross are shortsighted. Daniel Gohari, a director with the Moinian Group, points out that, "Overpaying has and always will be a relative term.
Pagan is now Archdeacon of Carassonne, and because he is shortsighted, he has hired as his scribe young book-loving Isidore, who narrates in the present tense.
Ignoring this reality is indicative of the shortsighted approach used by this commission and calls into question the reliability of its findings.
And isn't it shortsighted to focus too much on selling just calves, or tractors, or chemicals?