adjective, blind·er, blind·est.
verb (used with object)
SYNONYMS FOR blind
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Idioms for blind
Origin of blind
synonym study for blind
regional variation note for blind
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Example sentences from the Web for blind
There was even one case where a blind man sued 50 colleges due to screen reader issues with the websites’ pages.Is your website at risk for an ADA accessibility lawsuit?|Richard Horvath|November 12, 2020|Search Engine Land
The band’s powerful rise, combined with their close relationships in the tightknit Nashville community and Music Row’s tendency to turn a blind eye to unpleasant issues, helped shield them from criticism of their problematic name.
Ever hopeful, astrologist Elle heads to a blind date, feeling the anticipation “like glitter rushing through her veins.”‘Written in the Stars’ is a ‘Pride and Prejudice’ reboot that’s charming, effervescent and entirely itself|Ellen Morton|November 10, 2020|Washington Post
In a double-blind study, the scientists gave 36 volunteers psilocybin in one session and a placebo during the next—or vice versa.
The FDA has also set forth a requirement for five severe cases of the disease in the placebo group, but Jansen said that to preserve the integrity of the trial, Pfizer’s scientists remain blind to the details of the cases at this time.Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine is more than 90 percent effective in first analysis, company reports|Carolyn Y. Johnson|November 9, 2020|Washington Post
Or maybe they were blinded with excitement from witnessing a cameo by their hometown hero.Macklemore, the Grammy Winning Rapper, Is a 9/11 Truther Who Likes to Play Anti-Semitic Dress-Up|Emily Shire, Marlow Stern|May 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But being born in the South “blinded him to the inherent wrong at the bottom of the system of Slavery,” Northup wrote.The ‘12 Years a Slave’ Book Shows Slavery As Even More Appalling Than In the Film|Jimmy So|October 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Many Palestinians believe that the U.S. has been deaf to their plight and blinded to the changing realities on the ground.
But the Russians are blinded by their insane superpower ambitions and their take from their heavily mythologized WWII history.
Yet liberals can be blinded by ideology, and nowhere is this more true than in the debate over women in combat.
I now perceive that you told me the truth when you said I was not blinded by love, but by foolish pride.Philothea|Lydia Maria Child
It was too dark just then for them to see each other, and, moreover, they were blinded and half drowned with rain.Lord Jim|Joseph Conrad
The red starboard light looked like a huge eye crushed out by some one's cruel fist, blinded, overflowing with blood.Foma Gordyeff|Maxim Gorky
So blinded by their hopes, and so full of foolish confidence did they come out to war.Plutarch's Lives Volume III.|Plutarch
Personally brave, and blinded by his hopes, he set out from St. Germain on the 25th of February, 1689.A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times|Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
British Dictionary definitions for blind
- unable to see; sightless
- (as collective noun; preceded by the)the blind
verb (mainly tr)
Derived forms of blindblindly, adverbblindness, noun
Word Origin for blind
usage for blind
Medical definitions for blind
Other words from blindblind′ness n.
Idioms and Phrases with blind
In addition to the idioms beginning with blind
- blind alley
- blind as a bat
- blind leading the blind
- blind side
- blind spot
- fly blind
- rob someone blind
- turn a blind eye