from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having poor vision; nearly or partly blind.
- adj. Slow in understanding or discernment; dull: "a purblind oligarchy that flatly refused to see that history was condemning it to the dustbin” ( Jasper Griffin).
- adj. Obsolete Completely blind.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Partially blind.
- adj. Near-sighted or dim-sighted.
- adj. Lacking in discernment or understanding.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Wholly blind.
- adj. Nearsighted, or dim-sighted; seeing obscurely
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Quite blind; entirely blind.
- Nearly blind; dim-sighted; seeing dimly or obscurely.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having greatly reduced vision
- adj. lacking in insight or discernment
Middle English pur blind, totally blind, nearsighted : pur, pure; see pure + blind, blind; see blind.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)