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clear-sighted

clear-sight·ed
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [kleer sahy-tid]
    • /klɪər ˈsaɪ tɪd/
    • /klɪə(r) ˈsaɪ.tɪd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kleer sahy-tid]
    • /klɪər ˈsaɪ tɪd/

Definitions of clear-sighted word

  • adjective clear-sighted If you describe someone as clear-sighted, you admire them because they are able to understand situations well and to make sensible judgments and decisions about them. 3
  • adjective clear-sighted involving accurate perception or judgment 3
  • adjective clear-sighted having clear vision 3
  • adjective clear-sighted having clear or sharp eyesight. 1
  • adjective clear-sighted having or marked by keen perception or sound judgment: a clear-sighted, analytical approach. 1
  • adjective clear-sighted seeing the truth 1

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Origin of clear-sighted

First appearance:

before 1580
One of the 35% oldest English words
First recorded in 1580-90

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Clear-sighted

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

clear-sighted popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 32% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 58% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

Synonyms for clear-sighted

adj clear-sighted

  • visionary — given to or characterized by fanciful, not presently workable, or unpractical ideas, views, or schemes: a visionary enthusiast.
  • discerning — showing good or outstanding judgment and understanding: a discerning critic of French poetry.
  • far-sighted — seeing objects at a distance more clearly than those near at hand; hyperopic.
  • fey — British Dialect. doomed; fated to die.
  • judicious — using or showing judgment as to action or practical expediency; discreet, prudent, or politic: judicious use of one's money.

Antonyms for clear-sighted

adj clear-sighted

  • idiotic — of, relating to, or characteristic of an idiot.
  • stupid — lacking ordinary quickness and keenness of mind; dull.
  • unintelligent — deficient in intelligence; dull; stupid.
  • ignorant — lacking in knowledge or training; unlearned: an ignorant man.
  • unaware — not aware or conscious; unconscious: to be unaware of any change.

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