What is another word for purblindness?

Pronunciation: [pˈɜːbla͡ɪndnəs] (IPA)

Purblindness refers to a lack of foresight or insight that can lead to poor decision-making. There are several synonyms for this term, including myopia, shortsightedness, tunnel vision, narrow-mindedness, and blindness. Myopia specifically refers to a visual impairment that causes difficulty seeing objects at a distance, while tunnel vision suggests a narrow focus on a specific goal or assumption. Narrow-mindedness implies a limited perspective or unwillingness to consider alternative viewpoints. Blindness is a more general term that can describe both physical and figurative inability to perceive something. All of these synonyms highlight a deficiency in one's ability to perceive the full extent of a situation or problem.

What are the hypernyms for Purblindness?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Purblindness

The word spectacles, in Flemish, as well as the name of the suddenly surprised city, being Brill, this allusion to the Duke's loss and implied purblindness was not destitute of ingenuity.
"The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume II.(of III) 1566-74"
John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: January 25, 2009
The white tie, over which Mr. Tillotson had taken infinite pains and which he believed in his purblindness to be perfect, was fantastically lop-sided.
"Mortal Coils"
Aldous Huxley
The minister's face and figure became a blur, and in the purblindness to which she was reduced she had a moment of clouded volition in which she was tempted to renounce, and even oppose, the scheme for a Social Union, in spite of her promise to Mr. Brandreth.
"Annie Kilburn A Novel"
W. D. Howells

Related words: lack of sight, blindness, partial blindness, totality blindness

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