blind

[[t]blaɪnd[/t]]
adj. blind•er, blind•est, v. n. adv.
1) oph unable to see; lacking the sense of sight
2) unwilling or unable to understand:
blind to their faults[/ex]
3) not characterized or determined by reason or control:
blind chance[/ex]
4) absolute and unquestioning:
blind faith[/ex]
5) lacking all consciousness or awareness:
a blind stupor[/ex]
6) drunk
7) hard to see or understand:
blind reasoning[/ex]
8) hidden from immediate view:
a blind corner[/ex]
9) of concealed or undisclosed identity; sponsored anonymously:
a blind ad signed only with a box number[/ex]
10) having no outlets; closed at one end:
a blind passage[/ex]
11) archit. (of an archway, arcade, etc.) having no windows, passageways, or the like
12) aer. done by instruments alone:
blind flying[/ex]
13) made without some prior knowledge:
a blind purchase[/ex]
14) lab of or pertaining to an experimental design that prevents investigators or subjects from knowing the hypotheses or conditions being tested
15) of, pertaining to, or for blind persons
16) to make sightless permanently or temporarily, as by injuring, dazzling, or bandaging the eyes
17) to make obscure or dark:
The room was blinded by heavy curtains[/ex]
18) to deprive of discernment, reason, or judgment
19) to outshine; eclipse:
a radiance that doth blind the sun[/ex]
20) cvb something that obstructs vision
21) fur a window covering with horizontal or vertical slats
22) cvb fur
venetian blind
23) cvb fur
window shade
24) spo a lightly built structure of brush or other growths, esp. one in which hunters conceal themselves
25) an activity, organization, or the like for concealing a true action or purpose; subterfuge
26) to the point of losing consciousness:
to drink oneself blind[/ex]
27) without the ability to see clearly; blindly:
to drive blind through a storm[/ex]
28) without guidance, proper information, etc.:
to work blind[/ex]
29) cvb to an extreme degree; completely
Etymology: bef. 1000; ME, OE blind′ing•ly, adv. blind′ly, adv. blind′ness, n.

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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