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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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There is the same type of antithesis in both cases; for just as blindness is opposed to sight, so is being blind opposed to having sight.
Then he arose, shook the flashing blindness from his eyes, and took hold of the boat.
A CHRISTIAN and a Heathen in His Blindness were disputing, when the Christian, with that charming consideration which serves to distinguish the truly pious from the wolves that perish, exclaimed:
And now, when I tell thee of how his blindness came to be, thou wilt know, beyond question, that the daughter of Kinoos cannot mother the children of a coward such as thou art, Negore.
The second poem was Samson Agonistes, which tells the tragic story of Samson in his blindness.
The fine connecting link between the blindness of Blanche to the advantage of being married, and the blindness of humanity to the advantage of being in existence, though sufficiently perceptible no doubt to venerable Philosophy ripening in the sun, was absolutely invisible to Arnold.
blindness of the Asphalax, a Gnawer living under ground, and of the Proteus, a reptile living in dark caverns filled with water; in both of which animals the eye is in an almost rudimentary state, and is covered by a tendinous membrane and skin.
He had come to feel with increasing indignation that the modern industrial system, the materialistic political economy founded on it, and the whole modern organization of society reduce the mass of men to a state of intellectual, social, and religious squalor and blindness, and that while they continue in this condition it is of little use to talk to them about Beauty.
Huntingdon,' he continued, 'but I cannot suppress my indignation when I behold such infatuated blindness and perversion of taste; - but, perhaps, you are not aware - ' He paused.
Whether or no that devil deliberately made her blind, there is no doubt that he deliberately killed her through her blindness.
I have been astonished at the blindness of her mother in never seeing it.
The Clover Leaf young men, after two years of blindness, suddenly perceived charms in Miss Toole.