Definition of blindly in English:


Syllabification: blind·ly
Pronunciation: /ˈblīndlē


  • 1As if blind; without seeing or noticing: I continued to stare blindly into my coffee
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    • Nothing like sopping wet drunks stumbling around blindly in the light from dying embers.
    • He stared at him blindly, his eyes almost vacant.
    • Reaching out blindly to where she should've been, Dante whispered her tarnished name.
  • 1.1Without reasoning or questioning: solutions must be assessed, not blindly accepted
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    • It is no badge of courage to blindly accept the actions taken in our name by our government.
    • In terms of the larger historical and social questions, they proceed blindly.
    • When we study the Buddhist dharma, we are not supposed to blindly accept what we are told.

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