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verb as in attack by surprise

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The worldwide economy has been affected, every industry was blindsided, and most organizations needed to make painful decisions.

Trusts, there will be triggers that may completely blindside you.

Business decision-makers around the world were collectively blindsided by the scale and speed that working environments changed as a result of the 2020 coronavirus pandemic.

For those caught off-guard by the pandemic, now is an important time to make sure you aren’t blindsided again since many organizations are deep in fall planning for the January 1 start of the next fiscal year.

Indeed, the racial reckoning touched off by George Floyd’s death blindsided many organizations.

From Fortune

After that, the roles started to cool off a bit (see: the Lifetime film Blindsided), and then came True Detective.

Dehlin was similarly blindsided by the threat of excommunication.

Cantor and his team, assuming a relatively easy victory was imminent, were blindsided last Tuesday in a double-digit loss.

“I was blindsided,” he told reporters, as he denied any “knowledge or involvement” in the incident.

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif told CBS he was blindsided by the move.


On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to blindsided, such as: bushwhack, catch unaware, hit unexpectedly, and sucker-punch.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.