What does purblind mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dim-sighted, near-blind, purblind, sand-blind, visually impaired, visually challengedadjective

    having greatly reduced vision

  2. obtuse, purblindadjective

    lacking in insight or discernment

    "too obtuse to grasp the implications of his behavior"; "a purblind oligarchy that flatly refused to see that history was condemning it to the dustbin"- Jasper Griffin


  1. purblindadjective

    Partially blind.

  2. purblindadjective

    Near-sighted or dim-sighted.

  3. purblindadjective

    Lacking in discernment or understanding.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Purblindadjective

    wholly blind

  2. Purblindadjective

    nearsighted, or dim-sighted; seeing obscurely; as, a purblind eye; a purblind mole

  3. Etymology: [For pure-blind, i. e., wholly blind. See Pure, and cf. Poreblind.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Purblind

    pur′blīnd, adj. nearly blind, near-sighted: (orig.) wholly blind.—adv. Pur′blindly.—n. Pur′blindness. [For pure-blind—i.e. wholly blind; the meaning has been modified, prob. through some confusion with the verb to pore.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of purblind in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of purblind in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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