Definitions

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  • adj. blind
  • adj. Not aware of what is visible.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not seeing; blind.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. not consciously observing
  • adj. lacking sight

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Examples

  • Anyone wanting to visit Beszel or Ul Qoma needs to take special training courses and pass a test in "unseeing" and what is appropriate behavior generally.

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  • The difficulty with "unseeing," as here, is that it so often appears to happen just a little too late.

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  • Subtly, almost casually, Miéville constructs a metaphor for modern life in which our habits of "unseeing" allow us to ignore that which does not directly affect our familiar lives.

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  • She sank back down to her chair, eyes wide, unseeing, lost in some fantasy of her own mind.

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  • The other drivers remain unseeing and oblivious, probably even to the moon.

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  • He turned his unseeing eyes upon her, his grip tightening upon her fingers.

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  • His gaze unseeing into the night beyond the window.

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  • For those, the stagiaires are confronted with several trays of neatly arranged rabbit heads, their fur and skin removed to expose the pink flesh beneath, their tiny teeth bared, their unseeing eyes all staring in the same direction.

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  • He was sitting as still as a statue with eyes rolled up, unseeing, in his head.

    Master of Mirrors

  • Downtown was busy: I stop-started, excusing myself to citizens and local tourists, unseeing others with care, till I reached the blocky concrete of ECS Centre.

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