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1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
    adj 1: lacking foresight or scope; "a short view of the
           problem"; "shortsighted policies"; "shortsighted critics
           derided the plan"; "myopic thinking" [syn: short,
           shortsighted, unforesightful, myopic]
    2: unable to see distant objects clearly [syn: nearsighted,
       shortsighted, myopic] [ant: farsighted, presbyopic]
    3: not given careful consideration; "ill-considered actions
       often result in disaster"; "an ill-judged attempt" [syn:
       ill-considered, ill-judged, improvident,

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Shortsighted \Short"sight`ed\, a.
   1. Not able to see far; nearsighted; myopic. See Myopic,
      and Myopia.
      [1913 Webster]

   2. Fig.: Not able to look far into futurity; unable to
      understand things deep; of limited intellect.
      [1913 Webster]

   3. Having little regard for the future; heedless.
      [1913 Webster] -- Short"sight`ed*ly, adv. --
      Short"sight`ed*ness, n.
      [1913 Webster]

            Cunning is a kind of shortsightedness. --Addison.
      [1913 Webster]

Thesaurus Results for shortsighted:

1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
asquint, astigmatic, authoritarian, bigot, bigoted, blind, blindfold, blindfolded, blink-eyed, blinking, blinky, borne, closed, constricted, cramped, creedbound, deaf, deaf to reason, dim-sighted, fanatical, farsighted, hidebound, ill-advised, ill-considered, ill-contrived, ill-devised, ill-gauged, ill-judged, illiberal, imperceptive, impercipient, impolitic, imprudent, inadvisable, inconsiderate, indiscreet, inexpedient, injudicious, insensate, insensible, insular, irrational, little, little-minded, longsighted, mean, mean-minded, mean-spirited, mind-blind, mindless, misadvised, misguided, mope-eyed, myopic, narrow, narrow-hearted, narrow-minded, narrow-souled, narrow-spirited, nearsighted, nonunderstanding, parochial, petty, poor-sighted, presbyopic, provincial, purblind, reasonless, reckless, senseless, small, small-minded, squinch-eyed, squint-eyed, squinting, squinty, strabismal, strabismic, straitlaced, stuffy, thoughtless, unadvised, unapprehending, uncatholic, uncharitable, uncomprehending, unconsidered, undiscerning, unforeseeing, ungenerous, unliberal, unperceptive, unreasonable, unreflecting, unreflective, unseeing, unsensible, unsound, unthinking, unthoughtful, unwise, winking, witless
2. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
brash, careless, dim-sighted, heedless, impolitic, improvident, imprudent, impulsive, incautious, injudicious, limited, myopic, rash, reckless, thoughtless, unimaginative, unmindful, unprogressive, unthinking, unwary
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