Synonyms of 'blind'
unable to seeHow would you describe colour to a blind person?
unable or unwilling to understandAll the time I was blind to your suffering.
not determined by reasonher blind faith in the wisdom of the church
hidden from sighta blind corner
The den was hidden in the undergrowth.
He was filmed with a concealed camera.
His torch picked out the dim figures.
playing computer games against unseen opponents
closed at one enda dusty hotel room overlooking a blind alley
I went into a blind panic.
Bruce was no unthinking vandal.
The angry crowd became quite wild and agitated.
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
It was a mindless accident.
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 leader
to deprive of sight permanently or temporarilyThe sun hit the windscreen, momentarily blinding him.
stop someone seeing,
block someone's vision,
obscure someone's vision
to deprive of sight permanently or temporarilyThe blast of pellets blinded her in one eye.
deprive of sight,
deprive of vision,
to overwhelm by showing detailed knowledgeThey would try to blind us with science.
Politics just confuses me.
An apple tree producing square fruit is baffling experts.
The silence from Alexei 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.
a shade for a windowHang 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.
a person, action, or thing that serves to deceive or conceal the truth
The grocery store was just a cover for their betting shop.
front (informal), ,
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.
At work they hid their dislike of each other behind a façade of cheerfulness.
Her merrymaking was only a camouflage to disguise her grief.
She 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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in the sense of awning
a canvas roof supported by a frame to give protection against the weatherThey leapt from a first-floor window on to a shop awning.
in the sense of baffle
to perplexAn apple tree producing square fruit is baffling experts.
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