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head-in-the-sand

head–in–the–sand

adjective

Definition of HEAD-IN-THE-SAND

:  unwilling to recognize or acknowledge a problem or situation <the government's usual head–in–the–sand response>

First Known Use of HEAD-IN-THE-SAND

1970

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