blindly blindly  /b ˈlaɪnd li/

Definition(s):

  1. (adv) without seeing or looking
  2. (adv) without preparation or reflection; without a rational basis

Usage(s):

  1. Whether or not it involves cronyism and cover-up, the affair of the White House travel office is a tale of ineptitude by officials who blindly followed bureaucratic rules.
  2. Until now you've had to grope through your v-mail by ear, blindly, like an eyeless cave-creature.
  3. John McCain's best chance is to chart his own course on domestic policy without blindly following or denouncing Bush.

News

  1. Why Some Mainstream Baseball Stats Just Can't Be Trusted

    Confession: I'm a baseball guy who loves statistics. I'm sure you noticed that if you've stumbled across my work before. I can't help myself, as there are just so many cool stats out there and it seems like more are coming every day. But now I have another confession to make: Sometimes, I blindly trust the stats. That's OK in most cases. Stats exist for the sole purpose of telling one precisely ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  2. 8 Superheroes Accurately Analyzed by a Clinical Psychologist

    Superheroes spend all of their time saving the world, which leaves them with little to address their own issues — even when they seriously need to But entertainment website The Credits is helping out superheroes suffering from serious personal problems. SEE ALSO: 8 Superheroes as Fonts The site enlisted a clinical psychologist, Dr. Natalie Petyke, to blindly analyze a few superheroes based on ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Mashable

  3. Bethesda on Prey 2: "It's simply not good enough"

    Publisher says it "spent years and millions of dollars" making game, but "we're not going to just proceed blindly with something that isn't good enough."
    on June 19, 2013     Source: GameSpot

Quotes

  1. "Musharraf has destroyed Pakistan. He is blindly following America's orders," Sharif told an election rally of about 3,000 people on the outskirts of the capital, Islamabad. "The whole of Pakistan is drowned in blood."
    on Jan 14, 2008 By: Nawaz Sharif Source: Forbes

  2. "We should not instinctively support someone blindly. We've been burned by doing that in the past," said Sen. Lindsey Graham, RS.C.
    on Oct 16, 2007 By: Lindsey Graham Source: Forbes

  3. "We must find practical controls over blind economic forces and blindly selfish men," Roosevelt said. "We have always known that heedless self-interest was bad morals; we know now that it is bad economics. ...... We are beginning to abandon...
    on Mar 22, 2008 By: Franklin D Roosevelt Source: Brazosport Facts (registration)

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