long-sightedness definition

  • noun:
    • hawaii or problem of being long-sighted; therefore, sagacity; shrewdness.
    • See Hypermetropia.
    • The faculty of witnessing items at a good length; hence, sagacity in regards to the long run; far-sighted discernment.
    • In pathology, a defect of sight owing to which things near-at-hand have emerged indistinctly, while those at remoter distances look distinctly; hypermetropia or presbyopia.
    • abnormal condition in which eyesight for distant items is better than for near objects

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