Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. In a sightless manner; blindly.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a sightless manner.

Etymologies

sightless +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • So the Met's wonderful ménage-a-trois "Denial of St. Peter" (1610) was apparently painted "by a man who could barely hold a brush"; and the self-portrait included in the "Martyrdom of St. Ursula" (1599-1600) "stares sightlessly into space."

    The Misery Memoirist

  • Leah lay on her back, staring sightlessly up at the canopy, fingering the stone that hung from her neck.

    Healing the Highlander

  • Bouncing and rolling, the head of Ryk Kydd came to a stop and stared sightlessly back at Daun.

    Starcraft II: Devils’ Due

  • Then it rolled onto its belly and scrabbled sightlessly across the floor like some kind of enormous, bloody worm, trying desperately to find Brynna.

    Highborn

  • It shone brightly from behind the orb-eyed bust of an ancient Greek warrior, which stared sightlessly down from its place above a set of ornately carved double doors.

    Nevermore

  • Countless broken and misshapen faces stared sightlessly down at her from their perches along marble shelves lining the four tall walls.

    Nevermore

  • His eyes stared sightlessly past her, focused on something above her.

    Nevermore

  • Cloudy brown eyes gazed sightlessly up at the heavens.

    CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Shock Treatment

  • He sat with his back to the wall, eyes open but darting sightlessly back and forth.

    Wired

  • Behind the counter Janie knelt, staring sightlessly, her cheeks on fire.

    The Night Of the Solstice

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