“It was clear that though Ed was this powerful character, he had a blind spot where women were concerned,” Kerzner said.
The thing that made me the most anxious, weirdly, was the interaction that Patrick had socially, where he had that blind spot on.
But when it comes to women, this pope, like past popes, has a blind spot.
1864, "spot within one's range of vision where yet one cannot see." Of flaws in the eye, from 1872; figurative sense in use by 1907.
blind spot n.
See optic disk.
The area of blindness in the visual field corresponding to the optic disk. Also called physiologic scotoma, punctum cecum.
An area or facet of one's personality of which one remains ignorant or fails to gain understanding. Also called mental scotoma, scotoma.
Note: In a general sense, the term is used to refer to an inability to see things that might be obvious to another observer: “He has a blind spot as far as his daughter's behavior is concerned.”