(1)   Unable or unwilling to perceive or understand
"Blind to a lover's faults"
"Blind to the consequences of their actions"
(2)   Not based on reason or evidence
"Blind hatred"
"Blind faith"
"Unreasoning panic"
(3)   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"--Kenneth Jernigan


(4)   Something that keeps things out or hinders sight
"They had just moved in and had not put up blinds yet"
(5)   A hiding place sometimes used by hunters (especially duck hunters)
"He waited impatiently in the blind"
(6)   Something intended to misrepresent the true nature of an activity
"He wasn't sick--it was just a subterfuge"
"The holding company was just a blind"
(7)   People who have severe visual impairments, considered as a group
"He spent hours reading to the blind"


(8)   Make dim by comparison or conceal
(9)   Make blind by putting the eyes out
"The criminals were punished and blinded"
(10)   Render unable to see


  1. A covering for a window to keep out light. The covering may be made of cloth or of narrow slats that can block light or allow it to pass.
  2. Any device intended to conceal or hide; as, a duck blind.
  3. An 1800s baseball term meaning no score.
  4. A forced bet.
  5. A player who is or was forced to make a bet.


  1. Of a person or animal, unable to see.
  2. Failing to see, acknowledge, perceive.
    The lovers were blind to each other’s faults.
  3. Of a place, having little or no visibility; as, a blind corner.
  4. Closed at one end; having a dead end; as, a blind hole, a blind alley.
  5. Without opening; as, a blind wall.
  6. smallest or slightest in phrases such as
    I shouted, but he didn't take a blind bit of notice.
    We pulled and pulled, but it didn't make a blind bit of difference.


  1. To make temporarily or permanently blind.
    The light was so bright that for a moment he was blinded.
    Don't wave that pencil in my face - do you want to blind me?


  1. Without seeing; unseeingly.
  2. In three card brag, without looking at the cards dealt.



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