unblinded

adjective un·blind·ed \ ˌən-ˈblīn-dəd \

Definition of unblinded

: not blind or blinded: such as
a : free from blindness or illusion
  • He would stand up, with open eyes, and he would struggle and toil and learn until, with eyes unblinded and tongue untied, he could share with her his visioned wealth.
  • —Jack London
b : made or done with knowledge of significant facts that may cause bias
  • unblinded studies of a drug's effectiveness
c : not furnished with a blind or blinds
  • unblinded windows

First Known Use of unblinded

circa 1611

in the meaning defined above

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unblinded

adjective un·blind·ed \ -ˈblīnd-əd \

medical Definition of unblinded

: made or done with knowledge of significant facts by the participants : not blind
  • an unblinded study of a drug's effectiveness

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