Farsighted Far"sight`ed, a. 1. Seeing to great distance; hence, of good judgment regarding the remote effects of actions; sagacious. [1913 Webster]

2. (Med.) Hypermetropic. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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