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pur·blind

 (pûr′blīnd′)
adj.
1. Having poor vision; nearly or partly blind.
2. Slow in understanding or discernment; dull: "a purblind oligarchy that flatly refused to see that history was condemning it to the dustbin" (Jasper Griffin).
3. Obsolete Completely blind.

[Middle English pur blind, totally blind, nearsighted : pur, pure; see pure + blind, blind; see blind.]

pur′blind′ly adv.
pur′blind′ness n.

purblindly

(ˈpɜːblaɪndlɪ)
adv
in a purblind manner
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Oft have I wept in anger that you purblindly disowned your own soul.
If this really happens, without extremely determined resistance by German men, and especially by German women, who have in this war already accomplished so much for the fatherland, one could even today lament with Holderlin: "Oft have I wept in anger that you purblindly disowned your own soul.