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Definition of Blind


  1. Destitute of the sense of seeing, either by natural defect or by deprivation; without sight.
  2. 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. Undiscerning; undiscriminating; inconsiderate.
  4. 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. Involved; intricate; not easily followed or traced.
  6. Having no openings for light or passage; as, a blind wall; open only at one end; as, a blind alley; a blind gut.
  7. Unintelligible, or not easily intelligible; as, a blind passage in a book; illegible; as, blind writing.
  8. Abortive; failing to produce flowers or fruit; as, blind buds; blind flowers.
  9. To make blind; to deprive of sight or discernment.
  10. To deprive partially of vision; to make vision difficult for and painful to; to dazzle.
  11. To darken; to obscure to the eye or understanding; to conceal; to deceive.
  12. 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. 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. Something to mislead the eye or the understanding, or to conceal some covert deed or design; a subterfuge.
  15. A blindage. See Blindage.
  16. A halting place.
  17. Alt. of Blinde

Blind Quotations

Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Love is blind; friendship closes its eyes.
Friedrich Nietzsche

An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind.
Mahatma Gandhi

Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.
Mark Twain

The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
Helen Keller

In the kingdom of the blind, the one-eyed man is king. - Desiderius Erasmus
In the kingdom of the blind, the one-eyed man is king.
Desiderius Erasmus
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Blind Translations

blind in Afrikaans is blind
blind in Danish is blind person, blind
blind in Dutch is blind
blind in Finnish is sokea
blind in French is aveugle
blind in German is blenden, blind, blind
blind in Italian is cieco
blind in Latin is caecus
blind in Norwegian is blind
blind in Portuguese is cortina, cego
blind in Spanish is deslumbrar, ciego, persiana
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