- 1not able to see Doctors think he will go blind. blind and partially sighted people One of her parents is blind.
- 2the blind noun [plural] people who are blind recorded books for the blind guide dogs for the blind
- 3blind (to something) not noticing or realizing something She is blind to her husband's faults. I must have been blind not to realize the danger we were in.
- 4[usually before noun] (of strong feelings) seeming to be unreasonable, and accepted without question; seeming to be out of control blind faith/obedience It was a moment of blind panic.
- 5[usually before noun] (of a situation or an event) that cannot be controlled by reason blind chance the blind force of nature
- 6 that a driver in a car cannot see, or cannot see around a blind driveway a blind spot/corner
- noun [uncountable] total/temporary/partial blindness see also blindlyIdioms
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not able to see well She's as blind as a bat without her glasses.
(as) blind as a bat (humorous)jump to other results
a situation in which people with almost no experience or knowledge give advice to others who also have no experience or knowledge
the blind leading the blindjump to other results
when you love someone, you cannot see their faults
love is blind (saying)jump to other results
to pretend not to notice something bad that is happening, so you do not have to do anything about it The authorities were either unaware of the problem or turned a blind eye to it.
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