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1    blind as a bat, myopic, near-sighted  
2    careless, ill-advised, ill-considered, impolitic, impractical, improvident, imprudent, injudicious, seeing no further than (the end of) one's nose, unthinking  
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, shortsighted  
1       adj   If you are short-sighted, you cannot see things properly when they are far away, because there is something wrong with your eyes.  
  (mainly BRIT, Antonym: long-sighted)  
Testing showed her to be very short-sighted.     
in AM, usually use near-sighted     
  short-sightedness      n-uncount  
Radical eye surgery promises to cure short-sightedness.     
2       adj   If someone is short-sighted about something, or if their ideas are short-sighted, they do not make proper or careful judgments about the future.  
Environmentalists fear that this is a short-sighted approach to the problem of global warming...     
  short-sightedness      n-uncount  
The government now recognises the short-sightedness of this approach.     

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