Meaning of “eyestrain” in the English Dictionary

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"eyestrain" in British English

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eyestrainnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈaɪ.streɪn/ us /ˈaɪ.streɪn/

Examples from literature

  • Children showing any symptoms of eyestrain should be required to have their visual defects corrected by a competent oculist, and should be warned not to have the correction made by a quack. 
  • Not only is such a child unable to see the world as it really is, but the eyestrain resulting from poor vision has serious effects on the child, producing all sorts of disorders. 

(Definition of “eyestrain” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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