Today's Word "Myopic"

Lacking foresight or narrow minded on

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myopic \my-OP-ik\ (adjective) - 1 : Nearsighted; unable to see clearly objects at a distance. 2 : Shortsighted; lacking foresight; narrow-minded.

"Alvin's myopic business acumen was, all agreed, the reason that every one of his capitalistic ventures inevitably failed within a few months."


From New Latin, from Greek, myopia, from myop- nearsighted, from myein, to close + ops, eye.


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