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blind

adjective  us   /blɑɪnd/

blind adjective (NOT SEEING)

[-er/-est only] not able to see: He began to go blind a year ago. fig. She is completely blind to his faults.

blind adjective (NOT THINKING)

[not gradable] not able to be influenced by thought or reason: He declared that the verdict was the result of blind prejudice.
blindness
noun [U]  us   /ˈblɑɪn·nəs/

blind

noun [C]  us   /blɑɪnd/

blind noun [C] (WINDOW COVER)

a cover for a window, esp. a venetian blind

blind

verb [T]  us   /blɑɪnd/

blind verb [T] (MAKE UNABLE TO SEE)

to make someone unable to see: The sun blinded me for a moment. fig. We cannot let feelings blind us to the facts.
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