myopia
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /maɪˈəʊ.pɪ.ə/
  • (America) IPA: /maɪˈoʊ.pi.ə/
Noun

myopia

  1. (pathology) A disorder of the vision where distant objects appear blurred because the eye focuses their images in front of the retina instead of on it.
    Synonyms: shortsightedness, nearsightedness
    Antonyms: hyperopia
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  2. (figurative) A lack of imagination, discernment or long-range perspective in thinking or planning.
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