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Meaning of PURBLIND

Pronunciation:  'pur`blInd

WordNet Dictionary
  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
\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.''

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.