sightless

[ sahyt-lis ]
/ ˈsaɪt lɪs /

adjective

unable to see; blind.

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. sighted,
  2. sighter,
  3. sighthole,
  4. sighthound,
  5. sighting,
  6. sightlessly,
  7. sightline,
  8. sightly,
  9. sights,
  10. sightscreen

Origin of sightless

1200–50; Middle English. See sight, -less

Related formssight·less·ly, adverbsight·less·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for sightless

sightless

/ (ˈsaɪtlɪs) /

adjective

blind
invisible
Derived Formssightlessly, adverbsightlessness, noun

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Word Origin and History for sightless

sightless

adj.

late 13c., from sight (n.) + -less. Related: Sightlessly; sightlessness.

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