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blind(ed)

mod. alcohol or drug intoxicated. I guess she was blinded. She couldn’t stand up.
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You gasp, you splutter, you are blinded and deafened, you are submerged, obliterated, dissolved, annihilated, streaming all over as if your limbs, too, had turned to water.
Were you not blinded by a sort of fascination, it would be ridiculous in me to repeat the instances of great misconduct on her side so very generally known.
If you can give me your assurance of having no design beyond enjoying the conversation of a clever woman for a short period, and of yielding admiration only to her beauty and abilities, without being blinded by them to her faults, you will restore me to happiness ;but, if you cannot do this, explain to me, at least, what has occasioned so great an alteration in your opinion of her.
As this article eventually illustrates through case-studies of both spinal cord-injured Canadian veterans and blinded American veterans of World War II, veterans organizations have also existed to counter the role of the state in the lives of disabled men.
Even among major belligerents, such as Germany in World War I and the United States in World War II, the blinded veterans organizations contained no more than several thousand men.
Common public attitudes and misconceptions about blindness, when adopted by newly blinded people themselves, can be devastating.
The teacher must keep in mind, though, that a white cane may be the last thing a newly blinded person of any age wants.
Common reactions of individuals who have been adventitiously blinded might include a need to redefine their self-concepts.
In 2006, Acusphere took many steps forward towards its goal of commercializing Imagify by completing the RAMP-1 trial, completing enrollment and training of ultrasound blinded readers of the RAMP-2 trial, manufacturing commercial-scale development batches, strengthening our intellectual property position through two important license agreements, and expanding our senior management team.
Despite sympathy for veterans blinded in World War I and the first distribution of federal funds for state programs, the understanding of blindness and the potential of people who were blind changed very little.
On the other hand, the adventitiously (non-congenitally visually impaired) blinded assembly worker with no usable sight may require much more than an adaptive device.
Nasdaq: ACUS) announced today that the Company has trained all of the echo blinded readers in the RAMP-2 trial to increase their sensitivity, the ability to detect coronary heart disease, in stress echo images enhanced by its lead product candidate, Imagify[TM] (formerly known as AI-700).
The campaign aims to underscore the critical shortage of teachers qualified to teach braille reading as well as the need for recruitment and funding for teacher education programs serving the unique needs of blind and visually handicapped children and recently blinded adults.
NYSE:HNT), today announced it is sponsoring Operation Peer Support with a $10,000 donation to send newly-blinded soldiers injured in Iraq and Afghanistan to the Blinded Veterans Association's (BVA) 61st National Convention to be held from August 15-20, 2006 in Buffalo, New York.
RAMP-1 was statistically designed to demonstrate that, for 2 out of 3 echo blinded readers, AI-700-enhanced stress echo was non-inferior to nuclear stress in assessing coronary heart disease.