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Word: myopic

Definition: nearsighted; lacking foresight; N. myopia


Sentences Containing 'myopic'

Dinaw Mengestu, an Ethiopian American writer and Africa researcher, wrote that the real world Kony is "not a click away", and a simple solution of raising popular awareness, "a beautiful equation that can only work so long as we believe that nothing in the world happens unless we know about it ... only works in the myopic reality of the film, a reality that deliberately eschews depth and complexity."
It's just one of those things: the myopic, to the kaleidoscopic, to the explosive."
Jedediah Jenkins, the director of idea development for Invisible Children, responded to the new criticisms by saying that they were "myopic" and that the video itself was a "tipping point" that "got young people to care about an issue on the other side of the planet that doesn’t affect them."
″Abby Leigh's recent paintings and ink drawings (2005–07), brought together under the title "The Eye is the First Circle," cast Yayoi Kusama's obsessive infinity nets over the visionary abstraction of Arthur Dove….”Landscape for the Profoundly Myopic” …might well herald myopia as a condition to be cultivated by 21st-century artist-visionaries."

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