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blind

(Concealed), adjective buried, camouflaged, covert, dim, disguised, hidden, imperceptible, indiscernible, latent, masked, obscure, out of view, private, screened, secreted, shadowy, sheltered, shrouded, unapparent, undetected, unexposed, unknown, unobserved, unperceived, unrevealed, unseen, unsuspected

blind

(Impassable), adjective barred, barricaded, blanked, blockaded, blocked, closed, dead-end, obstructed, sealed, shut, shut-off, stopped-up, without exit

blind

(Not discerning), adjective benighted, careless, deluded, headlong, heedless, inadvertent, inattentive, inconsiderate, indifferent, indiscriminate, insensible, insensitive, led astray, mindless, misled by deception, nescient, obtuse, oculis captus, rash, thoughtless, unacquainted, unapprised, uncomprehending, unconscious, unconversant, undiscerning, unenlightened, uninformed, unlucid, unmindful, unobservant, unobserving, unreflecting, unseeing, unversed, without insight
Associated concepts: blind allegiance, blind amendments

blind

(Sightless), adjective caecus, deprived of sight, dim-sighted, eyeless, feeble-eyed, groping, in darkness, visionless, weak-eyed

blind

(Deprive of sight), verb blight one's optical powwrs, destroy one's perception, extinguish visual discernment, make eyeless, make sightless, make unable to see, obstruct one's vision, render eyeless, render sightless, render visionness, ruin one's eyesight, strike sightless, strike visionless

blind

(Obscure), verb adumbrate, becloud, becurtain, bedim, befog, bemask, benight, blanket, blear, blur, blur the outline, camouflage, cloak, cloud, conceal, conceal from sight, cover, cover up, curtain, dim, eclipse, ensconce, envelop, hide, hide away, hide the identity of, hide underground, keep clandestine, keep out of sight, make innonspicuous, make indiscernible, make unapparent, make unperceptible, muddle, obfuscate, occult, overcloud, put in concealment, put out of sight, render dim, render invisible, render uncertain, screen, screen from observation, screen from sight, seclude, secrete, shade, shadow, shield, shroud, veil, veil the brightness
See also: camouflage, cloak, deceive, deception, decoy, heedless, hidden, hoodwink, ill-judged, inadvertent, incognizant, injudicious, insensible, insusceptible, obfuscate, obnubilate, obscure, opaque, random, ruse, stratagem, unwitting

BLIND. One who is deprived of the faculty of seeing.
     2. Persons who are blind may enter into contracts and make wills like others. Carth. 53; Barn. 19, 23; 3 Leigh, R. 32. When an attesting witness becomes blind, his handwriting may be proved as if he were dead. 1 Stark. Ev. 341. But before proving his handwriting the witness must be produced, if within the jurisdiction of the court, and examined. Ld. Raym. 734; 1 M. & Rob. 258; 2 M. & Rob. 262.

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The old man kissed her, and hurried her into his room, and turned the key; then, came hurrying back to the Doctor, and opened the window and partly opened the blind, and put his hand upon the Doctor's arm, and looked out with him into the courtyard.
I was so much startled that I struggled to withdraw, but the blind man pulled me close up to him with a single action of his arm.
The Caliph gave him a piece of money, and was passing on, but the blind man seized his hand, and held him fast.
Blindness is a 'privative', to be blind is to be in a state of privation, but is not a 'privative'.
She had the mobile face frequent in those whose sight has decayed by stages, has been laboriously striven after, and reluctantly let go, rather than the stagnant mien apparent in persons long sightless or born blind.
If you're not blind, then, you must see that this can't last.
I now carried it to the window, drew back the blind, and held it in the moonlight.
My friend," and he turned towards the blind man, "I sold my last shirt last week; that is to say, since you understand only the language of Cicero:
And the blind man was the first to see him, for he said, "He is an honest man, brothers, and one of like craft to ourselves.
Thus they had walked, perhaps, twice or three times up and down Mary Datchet's street before the recurrence of a light burning behind a thin, yellow blind caused them to stop without exactly knowing why they did so.
Caleb Plummer and his Blind Daughter lived all alone by themselves, as the Story-books say--and my blessing, with yours to back it I hope, on the Story-books, for saying anything in this workaday world
The blind was down, but the light shone dimly through.