purblind

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adjective pur·blind \ˈpər-ˌblīnd\

Definition of purblind

  1. 1a obsolete :  wholly blindb :  partly blind

  2. 2 :  lacking in vision, insight, or understanding :  obtuse

purblindly

play \-ˌblīn(d)-lē\ adverb

purblindness

play \-ˌblīn(d)-nəs\ noun

Origin and Etymology of purblind

Middle English pur blind, from pur purely, wholly, from pur pure

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