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Sightlessness vs. Blindness — What's the Difference?

Sightlessness vs. Blindness — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Sightlessness and Blindness

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Sightlessness

Unable to see with the eyes; blind.
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Blindness

Unable to see with the eyes; sightless.
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Sightlessness

Invisible.
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Blindness

Having a maximal visual acuity of the better eye, after correction by refractive lenses, of one-tenth normal vision or less (20/200 or less on the Snellen test).
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Sightlessness

The characteristic of being sightless; blindness
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Blindness

Of, relating to, or for sightless persons.
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Sightlessness

Lack of sight
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Blindness

Performed or made without the benefit of background information that might prejudice the outcome or result
Blind taste tests used in marketing studies.
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Blindness

Performed without preparation, experience, or knowledge
A blind stab at answering the question.
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Blindness

Performed by instruments and without the use of sight
Blind navigation.
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Blindness

Unable or unwilling to perceive or understand
Blind to a lover's faults.
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Blindness

Not based on reason or evidence; unquestioning
Put blind faith in their leaders.
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Blindness

(Slang) Drunk.
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Blindness

Lacking reason or purpose
Blind fate.
Blind choice.
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Blindness

Incompletely or illegibly addressed
Blind mail.
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Blindness

Hidden from sight
A blind seam.
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Blindness

Screened from the view of oncoming motorists
A blind driveway.
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Blindness

Secret or otherwise undisclosed
A blind item in a military budget.
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Blindness

Closed at one end
A blind socket.
A blind passage.
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Blindness

Having no opening
A blind wall.
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Blindness

Immoderate or unrestrained
Blind rage.
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Blindness

(Botany) Failing to produce flowers or fruits
A blind bud.
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Blindness

(used with a pl. verb) Blind people considered as a group. Used with the
A radio station for reading to the blind.
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Blindness

Often blinds Something, such as a window shade or a Venetian blind, that hinders vision or shuts out light.
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Blindness

A shelter for concealing hunters, photographers, or observers of wildlife.
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Blindness

Something intended to conceal the true nature, especially of an activity; a subterfuge.
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Blindness

A forced bet in poker that is placed before the cards are dealt.
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Blindness

Without seeing; blindly.
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Blindness

Without the aid of visual reference
Flew blind through the fog.
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Blindness

Without forethought or provision; unawares
Entered into the scheme blind.
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Blindness

Without significant information, especially that might affect an outcome or result
“When you read blind, you see everything but the author” (Margaret Atwood).
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Blindness

(Informal) Into a stupor
Drank themselves blind.
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Blindness

Used as an intensive
Thieves in the bazaar robbed us blind.
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Blindness

To deprive of sight
Was blinded in an industrial accident.
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Blindness

To dazzle
Skiers temporarily blinded by sunlight on snow.
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Blindness

To deprive of perception or insight
Prejudice that blinded them to the proposal's merits.
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Blindness

To withhold light from
Thick shrubs blinded our downstairs windows.
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Blindness

The condition of being blind; unable to see.
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Blindness

(figuratively) Want of intellectual or moral discernment; mental darkness; ignorance, heedlessness.
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Blindness

(obsolete) concealment
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Blindness

State or condition of being blind, literally or figuratively.
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Blindness

Lack of sight
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