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sightless

[sahyt-lis] /ˈsaɪt lɪs/
adjective
1.
unable to see; blind.
2.
Origin
1200-1250
1200-50; Middle English. See sight, -less
Related forms
sightlessly, adverb
sightlessness, noun
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  • How many sightless persons are actually in remunerative work throughout the country is, however, unknown.
  • There he introduced modern methods for the education of the sightless.
  • The featherless chicks are born sightless and are initially completely dependent upon their parents for food and protection.
  • He was rendered sightless in that eye as the result of infection which originated in the area of his abdominal surgeries.
British Dictionary definitions for sightless

sightless

/ˈsaɪtlɪs/
adjective
1.
blind
2.
invisible
Derived Forms
sightlessly, adverb
sightlessness, noun
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Word Origin and History for sightless
adj.

late 13c., from sight (n.) + -less. Related: Sightlessly; sightlessness.

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