from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • 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


From Middle English blindnes, from Old English blindnysse; morphologically as if blind +‎ -ness. (Wiktionary)



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