clear-sighted

  • 1 Clear-sighted — Clear sight ed (kl[=e]r s[imac]t [e^]d), a. 1. Seeing with clearness; acutely perceptive, discerning; as, clear sighted reason. Syn: clear eyed, perceptive, percipient, perspicacious, clear headed. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5] 2. having sharp… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 clear-sighted — adj able to understand a problem or situation well ▪ a clear sighted analysis >clear sightedness n [U] …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 3 clear-sighted — clear sightedly, adv. clear sightedness, n. /klear suy tid/, adj. 1. having clear or sharp eyesight. 2. having or marked by keen perception or sound judgment: a clear sighted, analytical approach. [1580 90] * * * …

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  • 4 clear-sighted — index acute, cognizant, discriminating (judicious), perspicacious Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 5 clear-sighted — adjective able to judge situations quickly and accurately and make sensible decisions …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 6 clear-sighted — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ thinking clearly; perspicacious …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 clear-sighted — ADJ GRADED (approval) If you describe someone as clear sighted, you admire them because they are able to understand situations well and to make sensible judgements and decisions about them. He was clear sighted enough to keep a sense of… …

    English dictionary

  • 8 clear-sighted — adjective 1. having sharp clear vision • Similar to: ↑sighted 2. mentally acute or penetratingly discerning too clear eyed not to see what problems would follow chaos could be prevented only by clear sighted leadership much too perspicacious to… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 9 clear-sighted — adjective Date: 1586 1. having clear vision 2. discerning < a clear sighted appraisal > • clear sightedly adverb • clear sightedness noun …

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  • 10 clear-sighted — /ˈklɪə saɪtəd/ (say klear suytuhd) adjective having clear sight; having keen mental perception; discerning; perspicacious: clear sighted businesswoman. –clear sightedly, adverb –clear sightedness, noun …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 11 clear-sighted — adjective able to understand a problem or situation well: a clear sighted analysis clear sightedly adverb clear sightedness noun (U) …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 clear-sighted — clear sight•ed [[t]ˈklɪərˈsaɪ tɪd[/t]] adj. 1) having clear or sharp eyesight 2) having or marked by keen perception or sound judgment • Etymology: 1580–90 clear′ sight′ed•ly, adv. clear′ sight′ed•ness, n …

    From formal English to slang

  • 13 clear sighted — Synonyms and related words: Argus eyed, alert, alive, awake, cat eyed, clear eyed, clear witted, clearheaded, eagle eyed, eye minded, farseeing, farsighted, ferret eyed, hawk eyed, on the ball, sharp eyed, sharp sighted, telescopic, wide awake …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 14 clear-sighted — adjective thinking clearly; perspicacious. Derivatives clear sightedness noun …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 15 clear-sighted — a. Discerning. See clear headed, 2 …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 16 clear-sighted — adjective a) Having sharp vision. b) Acutely perceptive or discerning; perspicacious …

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  • 17 clear-sighted — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. perceiving, understanding, discerning; see conscious 1 , 2 , judicious , observant 1 …

    English dictionary for students

  • 18 clear sighted — discerning, having keen mental perception; having good eye sight …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 19 clear-sighted — UK / US adjective able to judge situations quickly and accurately and make sensible decisions …

    English dictionary

  • 20 clear-eyed — adj. Acutely perceptive or discerning. Syn: clear sighted; perceptive; percipient; perspicacious; clear headed. [WordNet 1.5] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English