unseeing

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unseeing

(ʌnˈsiːɪŋ)
adj
with one's eyes open but not noticing or perceiving anything
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Adj.1.unseeing - not consciously observingunseeing - not consciously observing; "looked through him with blank unseeing eyes"
unperceiving, unperceptive - lacking perception; "as unperceptive as a boulder"
2.unseeing - lacking sightunseeing - lacking sight; "blind as an eyeless beggar"
blind, unsighted - unable to see; "a person is blind to the extent that he must devise alternative techniques to do efficiently those things he would do with sight if he had normal vision"--Kenneth Jernigan
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unseeing

adjective
Without the sense of sight:
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unseeing

[ˈʌnˈsiːɪŋ] ADJ (fig) → ciego
he stared, unseeing, out of the windowmiraba por la ventana, con la mirada perdida
to gaze at sth with unseeing eyesmirar algo sin verlo
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unseeing

adj (lit, fig)blind; gazeleer; to stare at somebody/something with unseeing eyesjdn/etw mit leerem Blick anstarren
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References in classic literature ?
At its window she knelt down, staring out unseeingly. It was very dark.
But the second idea, petty as it was, persisted; and, after swaying and mumbling to himself for a time, after unseeingly making believe to study the crisp fresh breeze that filled the Arangi's sails and slanted her deck, and, after sillily attempting on the helmsman to portray eagle-like vigilance in his drink-swimming eyes, he lurched amidships toward Jerry.
As it progressed Anne became more and more abstracted, eating mechanically, with her big eyes fixed unswervingly and unseeingly on the sky outside the window.
His eyes remained unseeingly fixed on the thronged sunlit square below the window.
The mothers wailed and the daughters cried, the fathers stared into the air and the brothers saw unseeingly. The hope was lost and everyone was blinded by the dust storm of prejudices, biases and accusation.