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adverb     blindly pronunciation in British English
  1. 1
    if you obey or support someone blindly, you do it without thinking for yourself whether what you are doing is right

    They just blindly followed the instructions they were given.

    This group is blindly loyal to the president.

  2. 2
    without noticing what is around you, for example because you are excited or upset

    He ran blindly upstairs.

    She hit out blindly at the ball.

    1. a.
      without being able to see

      They were stumbling blindly through the fog.

  3. 3
    without having the information you need

    We went into it blindly, unaware of the other company’s poor record.



to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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