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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
blind (adjective)
1.
a) (1) - sightless
(2) having less than of normal vision in the more efficient eye when refractive defects are fully corrected by lenses - 1/10
b) of or relating to sightless persons
2.
a) unable or unwilling to discern or judge - blind to a lover's faults
b) - unquestioning blind loyalty
3.
a) having no regard to rational discrimination, guidance, or restriction - blind choice
b) lacking a directing or controlling consciousness - blind chance
c) - drunk
4.
a) made or done without sight of certain objects or knowledge of certain facts that could serve for guidance or cause bias - a blind taste test compare double-blind single-blind
b) having no knowledge of information that may cause bias during the course of an experiment or test - physicians blind to whether the test drug is administered
5.
as - defective
a) lacking a growing point or producing leaves instead of flowers
b) lacking a complete or legible address - blind mail
6.
a) difficult to discern, make out, or discover
b) hidden from sight - covered blind seam
7.
having but one opening or outlet - blind sockets
8.
having no opening for light or passage - blank blind wall
blind (verb)
transitive verb
1.
a) to make blind
b) - dazzle
2.
a) to withhold light from
b) - hide conceal
blind (noun)
1.
something to hinder sight or keep out light as
a) a window shutter
b) a roller window shade
c) - venetian blind
d) - blinder
2.
a place of concealment , especially a concealing enclosure from which one may shoot game or observe wildlife
3.
a) something put forward for the purpose of misleading - subterfuge
b) a person who acts as a decoy or distraction
blind (adverb)
1.
as - blindly
a) to the point of insensibility - blind drunk
b) without seeing outside an airplane - fly blind
c) without knowledge of certain facts that could serve for guidance or cause bias - tasted the wine blind
2.
- used as an intensive was robbed blind
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
blind (adjective)
1.
lacking the power of sight
SYNONIMS:
eyeless, sightless, stone-blind, visionless
RELATED WORDS:
blinded, blindfold, blindfolded, unsighted; gravel-blind, purblind
NEAR ANTONYMS:
observant, observing, seeing; clear-eyed, clear-sighted; gimlet-eyed, lynx-eyed, sharp-eyed, sharp-sighted
sighted
blind (adjective)
2.
being under the influence of alcohol
SYNONIMS:
besotted, blasted, blind, blitzed, blotto, bombed, boozy, canned, cockeyed, crocked, drunken, fried, gassed, hammered, high, impaired, inebriate, inebriated, intoxicated, juiced, lit, lit up, loaded, looped, oiled, pickled, pie-eyed, plastered, potted, ripped, sloshed, smashed, sottish, soused, sozzled, squiffed ( squiffy), stewed, stiff, stinking, stoned, tanked, tiddly, tight, tipsy, wasted, wet, wiped out
RELATED WORDS:
maudlin; beery; befuddled, bleary-eyed, crapulous, dopey ( dopy), rocky, strung out, stupefied; debauched, dissipated, dissolute; alcoholic, bibulous, dipsomaniacal
NEAR ANTONYMS:
abstemious, abstinent, dry, temperate, teetotal; clearheaded, cool, level, steady
sober, straight
blind (verb)
to overpower with light
SYNONIMS:
bedazzle, blind, daze
RELATED WORDS:
confuse, overpower, overwhelm, stun
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