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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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easier to behave shortsightedly when one knows that the consequences of
They go after the particular, they throw them selves shortsightedly upon what is insignificant, they set the contingent above the general, then they seek pleasure and the sensual, they seek satisfaction of their hatred and envy, their art depicts what is one-sided, then the distracted, the untrue, the adventurous, eventually the sensuous, the exciting, and ultimately immorality and vice.
Hawke resurfaced yesterday when the mayor sought support to pay for overruns in energy and utility costs with money he believed the council shortsightedly put in the city's savings account.
Peters offers a less than satisfactory exploration of the issues present and concludes, perhaps shortsightedly, that such a system provides a defendant with a fair and just hearing.
Thus, the supposedly pro-peace Jeffersonians shortsightedly embroiled America in the War of 1812, partly through mercantilist measures of economic warfare (Stagg 1981) that were intended to "coerce" Britain and France and thereby to achieve U.S.
I highlight two key factors here: First, the separation of sex and gender was an important conceptual and political tool in the feminist movement, logically (if shortsightedly) leading to a reluctance to dismantle it.
The organization shortsightedly went back to a Webmaster bottleneck scenario, rather than instituting a continuing education program for their newly hired content contributors.
Anschel believes that the remodeling industry as a whole is to blame for shoddy work, by shortsightedly bidding on jobs where hidden problems can't be anticipated, as well as by resisting licensing and regulation.
It is the prospect of loss of state government subsidy which has helped to stifle those who occasionally and shortsightedly raise the direct user pays issue.
intended to do nothing more than apprehend a greedy corporate officer who was committing fraud in the purchase of securities at a time when the statutory scheme somewhat shortsightedly imagined that frauds only existed in the context of sales." (58) But "the ingenuity of private counsel and the responsiveness of the courts to the plight of those defrauded in private securities transactions ...
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.