"blind" Definition

  1. a. Destitute of the sense of seeing, either by natural defect or by deprivation; without sight.
  2. a. Not having the faculty of discernment; destitute of intellectual light; unable or unwilling to understand or judge; as, authors are blind to their own defects.
  3. a. Undiscerning; undiscriminating; inconsiderate.
  4. a. Having such a state or condition as a thing would have to a person who is blind; not well marked or easily discernible; hidden; unseen; concealed; as, a blind path; a blind ditch.
  5. a. Involved; intricate; not easily followed or traced.
  6. a. Having no openings for light or passage; as, a blind wall; open only at one end; as, a blind alley; a blind gut.
  7. a. Unintelligible, or not easily intelligible; as, a blind passage in a book; illegible; as, blind writing.
  8. a. Abortive; failing to produce flowers or fruit; as, blind buds; blind flowers.
  9. v. t. To make blind; to deprive of sight or discernment.
  10. v. t. To deprive partially of vision; to make vision difficult for and painful to; to dazzle.
  11. v. t. To darken; to obscure to the eye or understanding; to conceal; to deceive.
  12. v. t. To cover with a thin coating of sand and fine gravel; as a road newly paved, in order that the joints between the stones may be filled.
  13. n. Something to hinder sight or keep out light; a screen; a cover; esp. a hinged screen or shutter for a window; a blinder for a horse.
  14. n. Something to mislead the eye or the understanding, or to conceal some covert deed or design; a subterfuge.
  15. n. A blindage. See Blindage.
  16. n. A halting place.
  17. n. Alt. of Blinde

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Words that start with "blind": 16
Words that end with "blind": 12
Words that contain "blind": 28
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English Dictionary Definition of blind

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