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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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I believe that the habit of following blindly is one of the major causes of the degradation of our society.
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If you read the science pages of the newspaper, not all Mann's revelations will be wholly new, but his point, driven over and over again, is that European-American culture--both North and South American--is completely, blindly and adamantly ignorant of the continents they acquired.
Sergeant Warner quickly entered the front door and blindly made his way through the heavy smoke up the stairs and into the second-floor hallway, where he heard the sounds of someone struggling.
Concluded Wickham, "I don't agree with all that he says, but I celebrate his refusal to join the ranks of the church zealots of the left or the right, or to blindly align himself with those politicians who pander to them.
Soulages's "beyond black" calls to mind the gnostic paradox of an unconscious self that is of the same fundamental substance as the Godhead, while the blackness that is inseparable from it remains the fundamental substance of the alien world into which it is blindly thrown.
Do religious zealots really blindly worship at ridiculous shrines?
For my part as a pro-choice law professor, the only thing more shocking than the alleged indifference shown to these babies by [their mother] is the equal indifference shown by pro-choice groups in blindly embracing this cause.
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However, soldiers should not blindly accept everything posted to the AKO Logistics Knowledge Center and AKO Collboration as absolute truth.