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  Words related to blind

Related / Similar Words: screen, subterfuge, dim, unreasoning, unsighted

 

Definition:
  • something that keeps things out or hinders sight; "they had just moved in and had not put up blinds yet";
  • a hiding place sometimes used by hunters (especially duck hunters); "he waited impatiently in the blind";
  • something intended to misrepresent the true nature of an activity; "he wasn''t sick--it was just a subterfuge"; "the holding company was just a blind";
  • people who have severe visual impairments; "he spent hours reading to the blind";
  • make dim by comparison or conceal;
  • make blind by putting the eyes out; "The criminals were punished and blinded";
  • render unable to see;
  • unable or unwilling to perceive or understand; "blind to a lover''s faults"; "blind to the consequences of their actions";
  • not based on reason or evidence; "blind hatred"; "blind faith"; "unreasoning panic";
  • unable to see;

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    Hyponyms: curtain, drape, drapery, mantle, pall, shutter, window blind, winker, blinker, blinder, dazzle, bedazzle, daze, seel, snow-blind

     

    Derivational Morphology: shield, screen, block out, winker, blinker, blinder

     

    Language Translations:
    Albanian: verbër   Bosnian: slijep  
    Breton: dall   Catalan: cec  
    Croatian: slijep   Danish: blind  
    Dutch: blind   Esperanto: blinda  
    Finnish: sokea   French: aveugle  
    German: blind   Hebrew: עיוור  
    Hindi: अंधा   Hungarian: vak  
    Indonesian: buta   Irish: dall  
    Italian: cieco   Kurdish: kor  
    Polish: ślepy   Portuguese: cego  
    Romanian: orb   Slovak: slepý  
    Slovenian: slep   Spanish: ciego  
    Telugu: గుడ్డి   Turkish: kör  
     
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