Blindfolded



to prevent or occlude sight by covering (the eyes) with a cloth, bandage, or the like; cover the eyes of.
to impair the awareness or clear thinking of:
Don’t let their hospitality blindfold you to the true purpose of their invitation.
a cloth or bandage put before the eyes to prevent seeing.
with the eyes covered:
a blindfold test.
rash; unthinking:
a blindfold denunciation before knowing the facts.
Contemporary Examples

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A Mark Twain Christmas Story The Daily Beast December 23, 2009
How ‘True Detective’ Will End Andrew Romano March 2, 2014
Reality Check in Ukraine Jamie Dettmer April 26, 2014
Assad’s House of Torture Anna Therese Day October 13, 2012

Historical Examples

Birds and all Nature, Vol. V, No. 2, February 1899 Various
Stanford Stories Charles K. Field
The Naval History of the United States Willis J. Abbot.
Games and Play for School Morale Various
The Tale of Jimmy Rabbit Arthur Scott Bailey

verb (transitive)
to prevent (a person or animal) from seeing by covering (the eyes)
to prevent from perceiving or understanding
noun
a piece of cloth, bandage, etc, used to cover the eyes
any interference to sight
adjective, adverb
having the eyes covered with a cloth or bandage
(chess) not seeing the board and pieces
rash; inconsiderate
v.
n.
see: do blindfolded

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