from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Unable to see with the eyes; blind.
- adjective Invisible.
from The Century Dictionary.
- Lacking sight; blind.
- Offensive or unpleasing to the eye; unsightly.
- Not appearing to sight; invisible.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Wanting sight; without sight; blind.
- adjective obsolete That can not be seen; invisible.
- adjective rare Offensive or unpleasing to the eye; unsightly.
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- adjective Without
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adjective lacking sight
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Who is it that so wisely, delicately and beautifully arranges and transforms the ugly -- that is, the sightless, formless substance of the earth into flowers?
Alara raised one hand, and pointed upwards; the girl looked up involuntarily, then dropped her gaze to Alara's "sightless" eyes.
After the war, everything was different, Vienna no less than my sightless self.
One of them was the sightless woman whose tears till now had never ceased.
Several pellets were lodged in his eyes, leaving him sightless.
That's the scenario faced by triffid-expert Bill Masen, who finds himself a sighted man in a sightless nation.
There was Symeon Star-Eyes, true, but he had years of experience fighting sightless.
Ever the woman whose sightless eyes ran scalding tears chanted her love-cry, ever the dancers of love danced in the warm night, and ever the calabashes went around till in all their brains were maggots crawling of memory and desire.
The logic-defying atmosphere of Bosch receded from his art, and although he continued to explore themes of vice and folly, laughter and delight, he increasingly presented these as affairs of flesh-and-blood people in recognizable surroundings, as in "The Blind Leading the Blind" 1568, whose sightless wanderers pitiably tumble one by one into a ditch.
The kits came with sightless BB guns, safety glasses and 4-inch aluminum disk targets.