blinded blinded  /b ˈlaɪn dɪd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) deprived of sight

Usage(s):

  1. And on July 31, the Son of Sam struck again, shooting a young woman, who was killed, and her male companion, who would be blinded.
  2. As a 14-year-old eighth grader, he was so blinded by the bright lights in the auditorium when he won, he borrowed his mother's sunglasses for post-competition photo sessions.
  3. Chailert doesn't object to elephants being used for labor, but she has taken in animals that have been blinded, shot, beaten, burned, maimed or left for dead after accidents.

News

  1. Chimp victim faces battle in appeal of $150M suit

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Blocked in her bid to sue Connecticut for $150 million, the woman mauled and disfigured by a chimpanzee in 2009 faces an uphill battle as she appeals to the legislature. Charla Nash says officials knew the chimp was dangerous but didn't do anything about it. She was blinded, lost her hands and underwent a face transplant after the attack.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

  2. Radio: Why certain songs are played far too often on area radio stations?

    My son Sean and I were driving around recently, listening to the radio as we often do. On comes "Blinded by the Light" by Manfred Mann when Sean mentions that this is one of the songs overplayed on FM radio.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Daily News

  3. Blinded suburban veteran pedals into new challenge

    Despite being blinded by roadside bomb in Iraq, U.S. Army veteran Steve Baskis has gone on to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro, ski in Yellowstone and compete in Ironman triathlons. On Saturday, Baskis was ready to take on a new challenge, with the help of a new tandem bicycle.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Daily Herald

Quotes

  1. "Of course we must celebrate this victory but we will do so with moderation," Del Bosque said after Carles Puyol's fabulous header gave his side a 1-0 semi-final win over Germany on Wednesday. "We will not be blinded by success. We will enjoy...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Vicente del Bosque Source: AFP

  2. "I've never had to serve in the sun at this tournament," Venus said. "I can't see the ball after I serve. I'm blinded, so it's pretty interesting."
    on Jul 2, 2008 By: Venus Williams Source: Melbourne Herald Sun

  3. "We reached such a state of euphoria and such excitement that we were blinded, because with such a success we could have brought peace," former Israeli Cabinet minister Shulamit Aloni told Israel Radio. "Today we can make peace and we aren't...
    on Jun 5, 2007 By: Shulamit Aloni Source: Forbes

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