purblind


pur·blind

adjective \ˈpər-ˌblīnd\

Definition of PURBLIND

1
a obsolete :  wholly blind
b :  partly blind
2
:  lacking in vision, insight, or understanding :  obtuse
pur·blind·ly \-ˌblīn(d)-lē\ adverb
pur·blind·ness \-ˌblīn(d)-nəs\ noun

Origin of PURBLIND

Middle English pur blind, from pur purely, wholly, from pur pure
First Known Use: 14th century

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