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Meaning of PURBLIND

Pronunciation:  'pur`blInd

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  lacking in insight or discernment; "too obtuse to grasp the implications of his behavior"; "a purblind oligarchy that flatly refused to see that history was condemning it to the dustbin"- Jasper Griffin
  2. [adj]  having greatly reduced vision
 

PURBLIND is a 8 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: blind, dim-sighted, near-blind, obtuse, sand-blind, undiscerning, unsighted, visually challenged, visually impaired
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pur"blind`\, a. [For pure-blind, i. e., wholly blind.
See {Pure}, and cf. {Poreblind}.]
1. Wholly blind. ``Purblind Argus, all eyes and no sight.''
   --Shak.

2. Nearsighted, or dim-sighted; seeing obscurely; as, a
   purblind eye; a purblind mole.

         The saints have not so sharp eyes to see down from
         heaven; they be purblindand sand-blind. --Latimer.

         O purblind race of miserable men.     --Tennyson.
   -- {Pur"blind`ly}, adv. -- {Pur"blind`ness}, n.

 

 

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