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blind

blind

 
 
pronunciation:
blaInd
parts of speech:
adjective, verb, noun, adverb
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: blinder, blindest
definition 1: not able to see; having no sight.
A large dog led the blind man across the street.
synonyms:
sightless
similar words:
visionless
definition 2: not willing or able to recognize or understand.
He is blind to the truth about his father.
synonyms:
ignorant, unaware
similar words:
insensitive
definition 3: out of sight; hidden.
A sign warned of the blind driveways on the street.
synonyms:
hidden
similar words:
obscure, unknown
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: blinded, blinding, blinds
definition 1: to cause to lose sight for a short time or permanently.
The car headlights blinded the deer.
similar words:
daze, dazzle, dim, obscure
definition 2: to make unable to judge well or think sensibly.
Love blinded him to her faults.
similar words:
blindfold, daze, dazzle
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a window shade made of cloth or metal strips.
similar words:
cover, curtain, drape, shade, Venetian blind
 
part of speech: adverb
inflections: blinder, blindest
definition: without being able to see or understand.
The pilot flew the airplane blind.
similar words:
unawares
derivation: blindness (n.)
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