sharp-sighted

  • 1 sharp-sighted — [shärp′sīt΄id] adj. 1. having keen sight; sharp eyed 2. keenly observant or perceptive; sharp witted sharp sightedly adv. sharp sightedness n …

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  • 2 Sharp-sighted — Sharp sight ed, a. Having quick or acute sight; used literally and figuratively. {Sharp sight ed*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 3 sharp-sighted — index perspicacious Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 4 sharp-sighted — sharp sightedly, adv. sharp sightedness, n. /shahrp suy tid/, adj. 1. having keen sight. 2. having or showing mental acuteness. [1565 75] * * * …

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  • 5 sharp-sighted — sharp′ sight′ed adj. having keen sight or perception • Etymology: 1565–75 …

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  • 6 sharp-sighted — adjective 1. having very keen vision quick sighted as a cat • Syn: ↑argus eyed, ↑hawk eyed, ↑keen sighted, ↑lynx eyed, ↑quick sighted, ↑sharp eyed • Similar to: ↑ …

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  • 7 sharp-sighted — a. Keen, keen eyed, keen sighted, clear sighted …

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  • 8 sharp-sighted — adjective Date: 1571 1. having acute sight 2. mentally keen or alert • sharp sightedly adverb • sharp sightedness noun …

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  • 9 sharp-sighted — adj all observant, vigilant, watchful, wary; wide awake, broad awake, wakeful; on the lookout, on the qui vive; circumspect, prudent, alert; lynx eyed, Argus eyed, eagle eyed, hawk eyed, gimlet eyed, ferret eyed; keensighted, quick sighted …

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  • 10 sharp-sighted — /ˈʃap saɪtəd/ (say shahp suytuhd) adjective 1. having keen sight. 2. having or showing mental acuteness. –sharp sightedness, noun …

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  • 11 sharp-sighted — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. alert, attentive, aware, observant, lynx eyed …

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  • 12 sharp´-sight´ed|ness — sharp sight|ed «SHAHRP SY tihd», adjective. 1. having sharp sight: »He is as sharp sighted as a hawk (Scott). 2. Figurative. sharp witted: »a sharp sighted move. –sharp´ sight´ed|ly, adverb. –sharp´ sight´ed|ness, noun …

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  • 13 sharp´-sight´ed|ly — sharp sight|ed «SHAHRP SY tihd», adjective. 1. having sharp sight: »He is as sharp sighted as a hawk (Scott). 2. Figurative. sharp witted: »a sharp sighted move. –sharp´ sight´ed|ly, adverb. –sharp´ sight´ed|ness, noun …

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  • 14 sharp-sight|ed — «SHAHRP SY tihd», adjective. 1. having sharp sight: »He is as sharp sighted as a hawk (Scott). 2. Figurative. sharp witted: »a sharp sighted move. –sharp´ sight´ed|ly, adverb. –sharp´ sight´ed|ness, noun …

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  • 15 Sighted — Sight ed, a. Having sight, or seeing, in a particular manner; used in composition; as, long sighted, short sighted, quick sighted, sharp sighted, and the like. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 16 Sharp-sightedness — Sharp sighted Sharp sight ed, a. Having quick or acute sight; used literally and figuratively. {Sharp sight ed*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 17 sharp-eyed — adjective 1. having very keen vision quick sighted as a cat • Syn: ↑argus eyed, ↑hawk eyed, ↑keen sighted, ↑lynx eyed, ↑quick sighted, ↑sharp sighted • Similar to: ↑ …

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  • 18 sharp-sightedness — noun 1. sharpness of vision; the visual ability to resolve fine detail (usually measured by a Snellen chart) • Syn: ↑acuity, ↑visual acuity • Derivationally related forms: ↑sharp sighted • Hypernyms: ↑sight, ↑vision, ↑ …

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  • 19 sharp — I. a. 1. Acute, keen, trenchant. 2. Pointed, peaked, ridged. 3. Sagacious, apt, shrewd, astute, acute, penetrating, subtle, perspicacious, discerning, discriminating, ingenious, inventive, witty, quick, clever, ready, smart, clear, sharp sighted …

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  • 20 sharp eyed — Synonyms and related words: Argus eyed, alert, all ears, all eyes, attentive, aux aguets, aware, cat eyed, clear eyed, clear sighted, custodial, eagle eyed, eye minded, farseeing, farsighted, ferret eyed, guarded, hawk eyed, keen, keen eyed,… …

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