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- n. The condition of being blind; unable to see.
- n. Want of intellectual or moral discernment; mental darkness; ignorance, heedlessness.
- n. concealment
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. State or condition of being blind, literally or figuratively.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of being blind. Want of sight.
- n. Want of intellectual discernment; mental darkness; ignorance; heedlessness.
- n. Concealment.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the state of being blind or lacking sight
Yes, still thinking the blindness is an act - but DAMN, his eyes were GREEN tonight.
His allusion to what he called her blindness terrified her.
Ishmael took himself severely to task for what he called the blindness, the weakness, and the folly with which he had permitted himself to fall into a hopeless, mad, and nearly fatal passion for one placed so high above him that indeed he might as well have loved some "bright particular star," and hoped to win it.
At a ceremony in the town, Salvadorean Foreign Minister Hugo Martinez asked forgiveness for what he called the "blindness of state violence".
But color blindness is itself a controversial concept: Some hold it as the highest ideal of true racial equality in a post-racial society, while others cynically dismiss it as a strategy for ignoring evidence of persistent racial discrimination.
This diminished outcry may in turn lead to a false impression that color blindness is working, reinforcing support for a dubious race relations strategy.
Sorry the only one who gets a Nobel Prize for stupidity and blindness is Mr. Magoo.
Hypertension triggers more than one-third of heart attacks, is a leading cause of strokes and kidney failure, and plays a role in blindness and even dementia.
The fact that they did demonstrates just how pervasive this institutional blindness is throughout the organization.
She is currently earning her third and final Masters degree in blindness and visual impairment from Dominican College and is putting the finishing touches on a novel for young adults.