head-in-the-sand
adjective Date: 1970 unwilling to recognize or acknowledge a problem or situation <
the government's usual head-in-the-sand response
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • head in the sand — See: HIDE ONE S HEAD IN THE SAND …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • head in the sand — See: HIDE ONE S HEAD IN THE SAND …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hide one's head in the sand — or[bury one s head in the sand] or [have one s head in the sand] To keep from seeing, knowing, or understanding something dangerous or unpleasant; to refuse to see or face something. * /If there is a war, you cannot just bury your head in the… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hide one's head in the sand — or[bury one s head in the sand] or [have one s head in the sand] To keep from seeing, knowing, or understanding something dangerous or unpleasant; to refuse to see or face something. * /If there is a war, you cannot just bury your head in the… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • bury one's head in the sand — See: HIDE ONE S HEAD IN THE SAND …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • have one's head in the sand — See: HIDE ONE S HEAD IN THE SAND …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • bury one's head in the sand — See: HIDE ONE S HEAD IN THE SAND …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • have one's head in the sand — See: HIDE ONE S HEAD IN THE SAND …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • put one's head in the sand — See: HIDE ONE S HEAD IN THE SAND …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • put one's head in the sand — See: HIDE ONE S HEAD IN THE SAND …   Dictionary of American idioms

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