Synonyms of 'blind'
1 sightlessDictionary, unsighted, unseeingHow would you describe colour to a blind person?
3 unquestioningDictionary, prejudiced, wholesaleher blind faith in the wisdom of the church
4 hiddenDictionary, concealed, obscureda blind corner
6 unthinkingDictionary, wild, violentThe poor man went into a blind panic.
Bruce was no unthinking vandal.
When drunk, he became wild and violent.
his violent, almost pathological jealousy
Don't do anything rash until the feelings subside.
He is charged with causing death by reckless driving.
They behaved in such a bizarre and irrational manner.
Let's not be hasty.
acts of senseless violence
blackmail, extortion and mindless violence
The situation could become uncontrollable.
His uncontrolled behaviour disturbed the whole class.
He tended to act in a heated and impetuous way.
the unwisely intemperate language of the party chairman
1 stop someone seeing, block someone's vision, obscure someone's visionThe sun hit the windscreen, momentarily blinding him.
stop someone seeing
block someone's vision
obscure someone's vision
deprive of sight
deprive of vision
3 intimidateDictionary, confuse, overwhelmHe would try to blind us with science.
Politics just confuses me.
An apple tree producing square fruit is baffling experts.
The silence from Alex had hurt and bewildered her.
problems that perplexed me
There was something strange in her attitude that mystified me.
This system has the potential to flummox most car thieves.
1 shutterDictionary, cover, screenHang the blind straight.
She opened the shutters and gazed out over roofs.
Put a polythene cover over it to protect it from dust.
They put a screen in front of me.
She left the shades down and the lights off.
The dais is covered with a silk brocade canopy.
They leapt from a first-floor window on to a shop awning.
2 coverDictionary, front (informal), screen
The grocery store was just a cover for their betting shop.
a front for crime syndicates
His mask cracked, and she saw an angry and violent man.
Individualism is sometimes used as a cloak for self-interest.
They hid the troubles plaguing their marriage behind a façade of family togetherness.
Her merrymaking was only a camouflage to disguise her grief.
He claimed that the elections would be a masquerade.
a tiny feint or lunge to one side
If the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch [Bible: St. Matthew]
There's none so blind as those who will not seeA nod's as good as a wink to a blind horse
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Thesaurus for blind from the Collins English Thesaurus
Someone who is blind is unable to see because their eyes are damaged.