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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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