What does short-sighted mean?

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Adjective
  1. Near-sighted; myopic; unable to focus on distant objects.
  2. (figuratively) Unable to see long-term objectives; lacking foresight.
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Thank you for taking the time to write the essay, pointing out his short-sighted thinking.
To a short-sighted person, distant objects seem blurred, while near objects can be seen more clearly.
They are short-sighted in this, for they overlook the results that must attend the alliance with Urbino.
How short-sighted, irresponsible and narcissistic of people to have so many kids.
This would enable two streams of traffic to continue in and out of the city, rather than the short-sighted solution of closure.
I was slightly short-sighted, so on top of the eye patch I had huge correctional lenses.

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