from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. very good; same as groovy, sense 1.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. quietly in concealment
- adj. not accessible to view
- adv. no longer visible
Sorry, no etymologies found.
It tells bewildered and beleaguered residents that government is the enemy, that the cause of unemployment and out-of-sight health insurance rates is taxes, that deregulating capital to make more capital will be a boon for everyone, even the poor, disenfranchised and helpless.
And when my daughter has gone to bed, I'm still so rattled that I cart off the couple of copies of my memoir about depression, anxiety, self-harm and alcoholism, A Head Full of Blue, from a low-slung, out-of-sight bookshelf in the living room and put them on a high shelf behind a door in our bedroom.
If you can assault this woman with impunity (I refer to the baton strike, which was unforgivable) even when it has been filmed, we can imagine what goes on out-of-sight.
Many past solutions have focused on capturing CO2 and simply storing it away – an out-of-sight, out-of-mind answer to a much more difficult question.
One out-of-sight matter to consider might be those crosshairs -- not on a symbolic political map but over actual humans beings, resulting in multiple deaths.
What is the process for cleaning up the millions of gallons of subsurface oil that now seems to be out-of-sight and out-of-mind?
In deeper federal waters, though – despite the similarities in how such wells are constructed and how sealing procedures can fail – the official policy is out-of-sight, out-of-mind.
Are you desperate to reenact scenes of the middle-class ennui that lives in your house, too, giant, toothed, and always just out-of-sight, via the relatively "safe" double remove of dolls, themselves representatives of "another era," as a form of rudimentary self-prescribed therapy?
No improvement to the Mall would be more appreciated by visitors than access to secure, nearby, out-of-sight parking.
Much to the consternation of marine life advocates and to the relief of the out-of-sight/out-of-mind crowd, most of the damage is uncountably ensconced beneath the surface of the Gulf.
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