noun see purblind

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  • Purblindness — Purblind 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. [1913 Webster] 2. Nearsighted, or dim sighted; seeing obscurely; as, a purblind eye; a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • purblindness — See purblindly. * * * …   Universalium

  • purblindness — noun The state or condition of being purblind …   Wiktionary

  • purblindness — pÉœrblaɪndnɪs / pɜːb n. semi blindness; dim wittedness, quality of being slow to comprehend …   English contemporary dictionary

  • purblindness — pur·blind·ness …   English syllables

  • purblindness — noun see purblind I …   Useful english dictionary

  • purblind — adjective Etymology: Middle English pur blind, from pur purely, wholly, from pur pure Date: 14th century 1. a. obsolete wholly blind b. partly blind 2. lacking in vision, insight, or understanding ; obtuse • purblindly …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • purblind — purblindly, adv. purblindness, n. /perr bluynd /, adj. 1. nearly or partially blind; dim sighted. 2. slow or deficient in understanding, imagination, or vision. 3. Obs. totally blind. [1250 1300; ME pur blind completely blind; see PURE (in obs.… …   Universalium

  • Chilakamarthi Lakshmi Narasimham — Born September 26, 1867 Khandavalli, West Godavari district Died June 17, 1946 Pen name Chilakamarthi Punnaiah Nationality Indian Ethnicity …   Wikipedia

  • bigotry — Synonyms and related words: Anglophobia, Russophobia, Sabbatarianism, abhorrence, abomination, anti Semitism, antipathy, authoritarianism, aversion, balkiness, bias, bibliolatry, blind side, blind spot, blinders, bullheadedness, closed mind,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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