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Definition of "sightless" [sight•less]

  • Unable to see with the eyes; blind. (adjective)
  • Invisible. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "sightless" in a sentence
  • "Who is it that so wisely, delicately and beautifully arranges and transforms the ugly -- that is, the sightless, formless substance of the earth into flowers?"
  • "Alara raised one hand, and pointed upwards; the girl looked up involuntarily, then dropped her gaze to Alara's "sightless" eyes."
  • "The logic-defying atmosphere of Bosch receded from his art, and although he continued to explore themes of vice and folly, laughter and delight, he increasingly presented these as affairs of flesh-and-blood people in recognizable surroundings, as in "The Blind Leading the Blind" 1568, whose sightless wanderers pitiably tumble one by one into a ditch."