Eyesight - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈaɪsaɪt|  American pronunciation of the word eyesight
Brit.  |ˈʌɪsʌɪt|  British pronunciation of the word eyesight


- normal use of the faculty of vision (syn: seeing, sightedness)


He wears glasses because his eyesight is not good.

...the keen eyesight of a bird of prey...

Eagles have very keen eyesight.

He had a problem with his eyesight.

...pilots with especially keen eyesight...

People with bad eyesight usually need to wear corrective lenses, such as eyeglasses or contact lenses.

His poor eyesight disqualified him from becoming a pilot.

He was disqualified from army service because of his weak eyesight.

Sometimes the eyesight goes forever.

Some eyesight problems are relatively easy to correct.

His eyesight suffered irreparable damage.

Failing eyesight forced him to retire early.

He found it increasingly difficult to read, for his eyesight was beginning to fail.

Dad's eyesight is starting to go.

His ambition to become a pilot was thwarted by poor eyesight.

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