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Word of the Day 04/06/19 Myopic

Myopic (adjective)
myopic [mahy-op-ik, -oh-pik]


adjective
1. Ophthalmology. pertaining to or having myopia; nearsighted.
2. unable or unwilling to act prudently; shortsighted.
3. lacking tolerance or understanding; narrow-minded.

RELATED FORMS
my·op·i·cal·ly , adverb
non·my·op·ic , adjective
non·my·op·i·cal·ly , adverb
un·my·op·ic , adjective

RELATED WORDS
nearsighted, shortsighted, biased, blind, astigmatic

NEARBY WORDS
myopathy, myope, myopericarditis, myophily, myopia, myopic astigmatism, myopic crescent, myoplasm, myoplastic, myoplasty

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Origin: First recorded in 1790–1800; myop(ia) + -ic

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