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Self-interest makes some people blind, and others sharp-sighted.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Meaning of "sharp-sighted" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SHARP-SIGHTED

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SHARP-SIGHTED

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Sharp-Sighted is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES SHARP-SIGHTED MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of sharp-sighted in the English dictionary

The definition of sharp-sighted in the dictionary is having keen vision; sharp-eyed.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SHARP-SIGHTED

sharp
sharp practice
sharp tongue
sharp-eared
sharp-eyed
sharp-faced
sharp-featured
sharp-set
sharp-sightedly
sharp-sightedness
sharp-tempered
sharp-tongued
sharp-witted
sharp-wittedly
sharp-wittedness
sharpbender
sharpen
sharpener
sharpening
sharper

WORDS THAT END LIKE SHARP-SIGHTED

benighted
clear-sighted
counterweighted
delighted
far-sighted
foresighted
freighted
long-sighted
near-sighted
nighted
partially sighted
short-sighted
sighted
thoughted
trade-weighted
unbenighted
unfrighted
unlighted
unsighted
unweighted
weighted

Synonyms and antonyms of sharp-sighted in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «sharp-sighted» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SHARP-SIGHTED

Find out the translation of sharp-sighted to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of sharp-sighted from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «sharp-sighted» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

锐利的眼光
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

- afilada visión de futuro
570 millions of speakers

English

sharp-sighted
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

तेज देखा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

حاد النظر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

зоркий
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

perspicaz
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

তীক্ষ্নদৃষ্টি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

perspicace
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tajam
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

scharfsichtig
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

鋭い目の見える
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

날카로운 시력
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Cetha banget
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

sắc nét cận thị
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கூர்மையான நோக்குடைய
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

तीक्ष्ण दृष्टीक्षेप
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

keskin gözlü
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

dalla vista acuta
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ostry widzących
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

зірке
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ascuțit cu deficiențe de vedere
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

οξυδερκή
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

scherpziend
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

skarpsynta
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

skarp synt
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of sharp-sighted

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SHARP-SIGHTED»

The term «sharp-sighted» is used very little and occupies the 157.266 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SHARP-SIGHTED» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about sharp-sighted

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QUOTES WITH «SHARP-SIGHTED»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word sharp-sighted.
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Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Self-interest makes some people blind, and others sharp-sighted.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SHARP-SIGHTED»

Discover the use of sharp-sighted in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to sharp-sighted and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are ...
Let truth be Ne'er so far distant, yet chronology, Sharp-sighted as the eagle's eye, that can Out-stare the broad-beam 'd day's meridian, Will have iperspicil to rind her out, And through the night of error and dark doubt, Disrer.i the dawn of truth's  ...
Henry John Todd, Samuel Johnson, 1805
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The London encyclopaedia: or, Universal dictionary of ...
D'ghy. Your majesty's clear and sharp-sighted judgment has as good a title to give law in matters of this nature as in any other. Denham. I am not so sharp- sighted as those who have discerned this rebellion contriving from the death of queen ...
Thomas Curtis, 1829
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The London encyclopaedia: or Universal dictionary of ...
I am not so sharp-sighted as those who have discerned this rebellion contriving from the death of queen Elizabeth. Clarendon. Their embryon atoms Light armed or heavy, sharp, smooth, light, or slow. Milton. The sharp desire I had Of tasting.
‎1829
4
Rajpal Dictionary Of English Idioms & Phrases
... for all round development in life Sharp-sighted: Having acute sight; shrewd * A hawk, being a sharp-sighted bird, can locate its prey while hovering in the air * He is a sharp-sighted politician who avoids offending the electorate unnecessarily ...
Shori, A K, 2010
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Encyclopaedia perthensis, or, Universal dictionary of the ...
mently desirous.— She being sharp-set upon the fulfilling of a shrewd office, in overlooking Philo- clca. Sidney. — Our fenses are sharp-set on pleasures. I' Estrange. — The tow n \$ sharp-set on new playt. Pope. Sharp-sighted, adj. [ sharp and ...
‎1816
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Herodotus and Hellenistic Culture: Literary Studies in the ...
It could have been in response to this that Manetho made his remark, either as a supplement, if he understood OîıäåæŒÝóôÆôïí in the Herodotean context as ' very sharp-sighted' (i.e. 'the lion, which never sleeps, is also very sharp-sighted'),  ...
Jessica Priestley, 2014
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The illustrated Gaelic dictionary
Sharp-sighted, сват-вшита. гон-дышим mn. (гашиша rose. шамана," eiche, rt. Joyful. glad. merry, -,** niche, rt. Sharp-sighted, quickВадима. clear-sighted. ro- shoòl.s.m.Hig-hest sáils of a. ship.topg'a.lla.nts. 2 Fulls=ailr<àr0tain тын-шатает n.
E. Dwelly
8
Merriam-Webster's Crossword Puzzle Dictionary
sharp-sighted. 4 keen 5 acute 7 lyncean 8 hawk- eyed, lynx-eyed 9 eagle-eyed 1 1 penetrating, penetrative, quickwitted sharp-witted 3 hep 4 keen, wise 5 acute, canny, quick, slick, smart 6 shrewd 7 knowing 1 0 discerning 1 1 intelligent ...
‎1995
9
The Tyro's Greek and English Lexicon; Or a Compendium in ...
sharp ight. aiu ‚Змтш, to be sharp-sighted, K. 5. 26.-sharp taste, acid, sour, П. 6. 2 . 1 1. p. 870.-sharp voice, acute, shrill. огш хтмущ, bawlìng loudly, Il. ß. 222.- 02mg, adv. swiftly. ning, sog, то, vinegar, Mat. 27. S4. самим, ng, sauce made of  ...
John JONES (LL.D., Unitarian Minister.), Johann Schweighäuser, Friedrich Wilhelm Sturz, 1825
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The Tyro's Greek and English Lexicon: Or a Compendium in ...
rough, Iz-. 10. 6. — sharp motion, quick, Rom. 3. 15. comp. oji/rsjoj, quick, Plut. 219. — sharp fight, oji/ ^fstiv, to be sharp-sighted, K. 5. 26.— sharp Uule, acid, sour, II. 6. 2. 1 ) . p. 270. — sharp voice, acute, shrill. oj;« x.iii*.r,yu;, bawling loudly , II.
John Jones, Christian Tobias Damm, Friedrich Wilhelm Struz, 1825

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SHARP-SIGHTED»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term sharp-sighted is used in the context of the following news items.
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... HAWK 3D, we're looking forward to a profitable and positive partnership with strong bases to give the best possible to all sharp-sighted people,” Berton said. «3DPrint.com, Jul 15»
2
Matthew Wood And Brian McMaster Come To Town, Bearing …
Sharp-sighted investors will detect an Australian theme to all this, and indeed Brian and Matt do both hail from Australia. But their focus now is increasingly ... «Minesite, Apr 15»
3
Guns, herbs, and sores: inside the dragon's etymological lair
'Sharp-sighted' also names a Greek statesman, Draco, who instituted severe punishments for minor offenses in ancient Athens. Draco enacted his cruel code all ... «OUPblog, Apr 15»
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Johnny Bongo and the Big Band in the Sky
Johnny Godlover and the Sharp-sighted Angels. Johnny Ironrule and the Pissweak Treats. Mattress Matthew and the Lone Prone Dreamer (singing songs in ... «ABC Online, Feb 15»
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All Battlefield Hardline Multiplayer Modes And Maps Revealed
Thanks to the sharp-sighted users over at video game forum NeoGAF, it seems the Battlefield site has given us some information about the upcoming maps and ... «iDigitalTimes.com, Jan 15»
6
Sarita Choudhury Goes From 'Mississippi Masala' to 'Mockingjay'
Sharp-sighted Hunger Games fans may have noticed that President Snow appears with a new face at his side for Mockingjay, Part 1 — which is set to rake in ... «The Aerogram, Nov 14»
7
Where Is Beth on 'The Walking Dead'? The Season 5 Premiere Didn …
After some sharp-sighted fans noticed that there might have been a cross in the back of the car that took Beth, it was widely speculated that she was with Father ... «Bustle, Oct 14»
8
What Happens to Barney on 'How I Met Your Mother'? His Ending …
Sharp-sighted fans have been picking up clues (or so they thought) for years, proving that by the time Ted turned into Bob Saget, Barney would have already ... «Bustle, Mar 14»
9
The moon is approaching Venus. Closest Wednesday morning
Sharp-sighted people might even see the moon and Venus after sunrise. EarthSky Facebook friend Jean-Baptiste Feldmann Photographies wrote,. This image ... «EarthSky, Feb 14»
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Moon and Venus Get Down Before Dawn as Winter Diamond …
Sharp-sighted people might even see the moon and Venus after sunrise.” RELATED: Full Snow Moon and Vibrant Venus Fete Lovers for Valentine's Weekend. «Indian Country Today Media Network, Feb 14»

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