1 (medical 医) short-sightedness 近视.
2 (derog 贬) inability to look into the future 缺乏远见; 目光短浅
*ministers charged with myopia 受指责缺乏远见的大臣.
1700-1800; Language: Modern Latin;Origin:Greek
, from myops 'person with myopia'
, from myein 'to be closed'
+ ops 'eye'
when someone does not think about the future, especially about the possible results of a particular action - used in order to show disapproval
the inability to see clearly things that are far away
British Equivalent: short-sightedness
American Equivalent: nearsightedness