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Adjective: blind (blinder,blindest)  blInd
  1. Unable to see
    "a person is blind to the extent that he must devise alternative techniques to do efficiently those things he would do with sight if he had normal vision";
    - unsighted
     
  2. Unable or unwilling to perceive or understand
    "blind to a lover's faults"; "blind to the consequences of their actions"
     
  3. Not based on reason or evidence
    "blind hatred"; "blind faith";
    - unreasoning
     
  4. (Of a place or position) having little or no visibility
    "a blind corner"
     
  5. Closed off, blocked, closed at one end
    "a blind alley"
Noun: blind  blInd
  1. People who have severe visual impairments, considered as a group
    "he spent hours reading to the blind"
     
  2. A hiding place sometimes used by hunters (especially duck hunters)
    "he waited impatiently in the blind"
     
  3. A protective covering that keeps things out or hinders sight
    "they had just moved in and had not put up blinds yet";
    - screen
     
  4. Something intended to misrepresent the true nature of an activity
    "the holding company was just a blind";
    - subterfuge
Verb: blind  blInd
  1. Render unable to see
     
  2. Make blind by putting the eyes out
    "The criminals were punished and blinded"
     
  3. Make dim by comparison or conceal
    - dim

Derived forms: blinds, blindest, blinding, blinded, blinder

See also: blinded, blindfold, blindfolded, blue-blind, color-blind [US], colour-blind [Brit, Cdn], dazzled, deuteranopic, dim-sighted, eyeless, green-blind, irrational, near-blind, protanopic, purblind, red-blind, sand-blind, sightless, snow-blind, snow-blinded, stone-blind, tritanopic, unperceiving, unperceptive, unseeing, visually challenged, visually impaired

Type of: alter, change, concealment, cover, covert, darken, deceit, deception, misrepresentation, modify, people, protection, protective cover, protective covering, screen

Antonym: sighted

Encyclopedia: Blind, Education of the