Meaning of myopia
Pronunciation: (mī-ō'pē-u), [key]
- a condition of the eye in which parallel rays are focused in front of the retina, objects being seen distinctly only when near to the eye; nearsightedness (opposed to hyperopia).
- lack of foresight or discernment; obtuseness.
- narrow-mindedness; intolerance.
- myopia (Thesaurus)