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Noun: farsightedness  'faa(r)'sI-tid-nus
  1. A reduced ability to focus on near objects caused by loss of elasticity of the crystalline lens after age 45
    - presbyopia
  2. [N. Amer] Abnormal condition in which vision for distant objects is better than for near objects
    - hyperopia, hypermetropia, hypermetropy, long-sightedness [Brit]
  3. Seeing ahead; knowing in advance; foreseeing
    - prevision, foresight, prospicience

Type of: ametropia, knowing

Encyclopedia: Farsightedness