farseeing

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj farseeing planning prudently for the future "large goals that required farsighted policies","took a long view of the geopolitical issues"
    • adj farseeing capable of seeing to a great distance
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Farseeing Able to see to a great distance; farsighted.
    • Farseeing Having foresight as regards the future.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • farseeing Seeing far; having foresight or forethought.
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Usage

In literature:

Mrs. Lynde is a very farseeing woman, isn't she, Matthew?
"Anne Of Green Gables" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
I consider that I've been both firm and farseeing.
"Beasts and Super-Beasts" by Saki
Her eyes took that farseeing look of the dreamer.
"Jean of the Lazy A" by B. M. Bower
In him was the spirit of the farseeing Hiawatha.
"The Scouts of the Valley" by Joseph A. Altsheler
The farseeing, sagacious Mexican plug with a terrific snort wheeled and fled furiously with his rider.
"A Waif of the Plains" by Bret Harte
Failures in one direction have sometimes had the effect of forcing the farseeing student to apply himself in another.
"Character" by Samuel Smiles
Great man, though; a wise and farseeing statesman.
"Lone Star Planet" by Henry Beam Piper and John Joseph McGuire
In her secret heart, Mere Giraud often longed for more, but she was a discreet and farseeing woman.
"Mère Girauds Little Daughter" by Frances Hodgson Burnett
God is her ideal of all that is strong, powerful and farseeing.
"Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Vol. 13" by Elbert Hubbard
In nothing done by either of these two wise fathers is more wisdom shown than in their sagacious, farseeing policy in regard to their sons.
"James Watt" by Andrew Carnegie
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In poetry:

Gone the conventions Shelley cursed:
The first are last, the last are first;
The lame, the halt, the blind,
Now in the seat of power, along
With the far—seeing and the strong,
Mould mandates for mankind.
"At Shelley’s House At Lerici" by Alfred Austin
For that, servants, whenever a master ceases to govern,
Will not afterwards heed to perform the task of their duty;
And because farseeing Jupiter steals away half a man's virtue
Soon as the baneful morn of servitude darkens upon him.
"The Dog Of Ulysses (From Homer, Od. XVII. 290.--In Hexameters.)" by Martin Farquhar Tupper

In news:

Europeans Put Hope In Farseeing Banker.
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