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Farsightedness   Listen
noun
Farsightedness  n.  
1.
Quality of bbeing farsighted.
2.
(Med.) Hypermetropia.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Farsightedness" Quotes from Famous Books



... wishes to his abilities, to the opposing wills, wisher, and abilities of others; to the needs of his family and his country; to disease, old age and death; to the flux of the river of life. In the quickness of adjustment we have a great character factor; in the farsightedness of adjustment (foreseeing, planning) we have another. Does a man take his difficulties with courage and good cheer does he make the "best of it" or is he plunged into doubt and indecision by obstacles or complications? Is he calm, cool, collected, well ...
— The Foundations of Personality • Abraham Myerson

... riches will embrace every final problem of political economy;—and, above, or before all, this curious and vital problem,—whether, since the wholesome action of riches in these three functions will depend (it appears), on the Wisdom, Justice, and Farsightedness of the holders; and it is by no means to be assumed that persons primarily rich, must therefore be just and wise,—it may not be ultimately possible so, or somewhat so, to arrange matters, as that persons primarily just and wise, should therefore ...
— The Crown of Wild Olive • John Ruskin

... her, actually kindled her mind to an activity of wonder and regret, with the statement of how much Government, acting with some degree of farsightedness, might have won to pay the public debt and remit taxation, by originally retaining the lines of railway, and fastening on the valuable land adjoining stations. Hundreds of millions ...
— The Shaving of Shagpat • George Meredith



Words linked to "Farsightedness" :   hyperopia, ametropia, foresight, longsightedness, prospicience, presbyopia, myopia, farsighted, hypermetropy, knowing, hypermetropia



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