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    blind - Dictionary definition and meaning for word blind

    Definition
    (noun) people who have severe visual impairments, considered as a group
    Example Sentence
    • he spent hours reading to the blind
    Definition
    (noun) a hiding place sometimes used by hunters (especially duck hunters)
    Example Sentence
    • he waited impatiently in the blind
    Definition
    (noun) a protective covering that keeps things out or hinders sight
    Synonyms : screen
    Example Sentence
    • they had just moved in and had not put up blinds yet
    Definition
    (noun) something intended to misrepresent the true nature of an activity
    Synonyms : subterfuge
    Example Sentence
    • he wasn't sick--it was just a subterfuge
    • the holding company was just a blind
    Definition
    (verb) render unable to see Definition
    (verb) make blind by putting the eyes out
    Example Sentence
    • The criminals were punished and blinded
    Definition
    (verb) make dim by comparison or conceal
    Synonyms : dim
    Definition
    (adj) unable to see
    Synonyms : unsighted
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (adj) unable or unwilling to perceive or understand
    Example Sentence
    • blind to a lover's faults
    • blind to the consequences of their actions
    Definition
    (adj) not based on reason or evidence
    Synonyms : unreasoning
    Example Sentence
    • blind hatred
    • blind faith
    • unreasoning panic
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