unsight

verb
un·​sight | \ˌən-ˈsīt \
unsighted; unsighting; unsights

Definition of unsight 

(Entry 1 of 2)

transitive verb

: to prevent from seeing

unsight

adjective

Definition of unsight (Entry 2 of 2)

: not sighted or examined

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Domagoj Vida got his head on a corner and his looping touch left the defense, and goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev, unsighted, bouncing into the net. Martin Rogers, USA TODAY, "Russia's underdog World Cup run comes to an end with PK loss to Croatia," 7 July 2018

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First Known Use of unsight

Verb

1615, in the meaning defined above

Adjective

circa 1622, in the meaning defined above

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