Synonyms of blind in English:

blind


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See Spanish definition of ciego

adjective

1‘he has been blind since birth’

SYNONYMS
visually impaired, unsighted, sightless, visionless, unseeing
partially sighted
literary purblind
informal as blind as a bat
ANTONYMS

sighted

2‘you should be blind to failure at your age’

SYNONYMS
unmindful of, mindless of, careless of, heedless of, oblivious to, insensible to, unconcerned about, unconcerned by, inattentive to, indifferent to
rare insensitive of, negligent of
ANTONYMS

mindful

3‘I'm an uneducated person, but I'm not blind’

SYNONYMS
imperceptive, unperceptive, unaware, uncomprehending, unimaginative, insensitive
ANTONYMS

perceptive

4‘a blind acceptance of conventional opinions’

SYNONYMS
uncritical, unreasoned, unthinking, unconsidered, mindless, injudicious, undiscerning, indiscriminate
airy, insouciant
credulous, naive
ANTONYMS

discerning

5‘in a blind rage’

SYNONYMS
impetuous, impulsive, rash, hasty, reckless, uncontrolled, uncontrollable, uninhibited, unrestrained, immoderate, intemperate, wild, unruly, irrational, frantic, violent, furious, unbridled, uncurbed, unchecked, unrepressed
ANTONYMS

calm

6‘a blind alley’

SYNONYMS
without exit, exitless, blocked, closed, barred, impassable
dead end, no through road, cul-de-sac
ANTONYMS

through


verb

1‘he was blinded in a car crash’

SYNONYMS
make blind, deprive of sight, deprive of vision, render unsighted, render sightless, put someone's eyes out, gouge someone's eyes out

2‘the salt water blinded him temporarily’

SYNONYMS
stop someone seeing, obscure someone's vision, block someone's vision, get in someone's line of vision

3‘Perdita was blinded by sunshine’

SYNONYMS
dazzle

4‘scaffolding blinded the windows’

SYNONYMS
obscure, cover, blot out, blanket, mask, shroud, hide, conceal, block, darken, eclipse, obstruct
ANTONYMS

reveal

5‘he was blinded by his faith’

SYNONYMS
deprive of understanding, deprive of perception, deprive of judgement, deprive of reason, deprive of sense

6‘they try to blind you with science’

SYNONYMS
overawe, awe, intimidate, daunt, deter, cow, abash
disquiet, make anxious, make uneasy, perturb, discomfit, disconcert
confuse, nonplus, bewilder, confound, perplex, overwhelm
unsettle, discompose, unnerve, discourage, subdue, dismay, frighten, alarm, scare, terrify, terrorize, browbeat, bully, trouble, bother, agitate, fluster, ruffle, jolt, shake, shake up, throw, put off, take aback, unbalance, destabilize, throw off balance, put off one's stroke, pull the rug from under, pull the rug out from under
informal rattle, faze, psych out

noun

1‘a window blind’

SYNONYMS
screen, shade, louvre, awning, canopy, sunshade, curtain, shutter, cover, covering, protection
Venetian blind, Austrian blind, roller blind
jalousie, persienne

2‘he'd claim that some crook had sent the card as a blind’

SYNONYMS
deception, camouflage, screen, smokescreen, front, facade, cover, disguise, cloak, pretext, masquerade, mask, feint
trick, stratagem, ploy, ruse, scheme, device, move, manoeuvre, contrivance, machination, expedient, artifice, wile, dodge

Phrases

    turn a blind eye to

    ‘it seems like they all turned a blind eye to the fact that they were creating something truly terrible’


    SYNONYMS
    overlook, disregard, neglect, ignore, pay no attention to, pay no heed to, pass over, omit, skip, skip over, gloss over, leave out, leave undone, forget