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Sighted

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Síghted. adj. [from sight.] Seeing in a particular manner. It is used only in composition, as quicksighted, shortsighted.

As they might, to avoid the weather, pull the joints of the coach up close, so they might put each end down, and remain as discovered and open sighted as on horseback. Sidney.

The king was very quick sighted in discerning difficulties, and raising objections, and very slow in mastering them. Claren.

Sources: Clarendon, Edward (73) · Sidney, Philip (140)

Attributes: Adjective (426)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Sighted." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: November 17, 2013. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=15035.


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