Meaning of “blind” - Learner’s Dictionary


adjective us uk /blaɪnd/
Extra Examples
the differences between blind and sighted childrenHer younger son was born blind.She works with blind and partially-sighted children.He went blind towards the end of his life.I'm almost blind without my glasses.

B1 not able to see:

She went blind after an accident.
This project provides guide dogs for the blind.
be blind to sth

to not notice something, or not want to notice something:

Drivers who speed are often blind to the risks they cause.
blind panic/rage/trust, etc

an extremely strong feeling that makes you do things without thinking

a blind corner/bend

a bend or corner on a road that is dangerous because you cannot see cars coming around it

blindness noun [ U ]

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(Definition of “blind adjective” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)