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Meaning of BLINDNESS

Pronunciation:  bl'Indnus

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  lack of sight

BLINDNESS is a 9 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: cecity, sightlessness
 See Also: anopia, eyelessness, figural blindness, snowblindness, vision defect, visual defect, visual disorder, visual impairment



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Blind"ness\, n.
State or condition of being blind, literally or figuratively.

{Color blindness}, inability to distinguish certain color.
   See {Daltonism}.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: albinism, astigmatism, astigmia, bad eyesight, blurred vision, deafness, defect of vision, dim-sightedness, dogmatism, double sight, double vision, faulty eyesight, imperceptiveness, impercipience, imperfect vision, incognizance, incomprehension, insensibility, mindlessness, nearsightedness, nonrealization, nonrecognition, nonunderstanding, nystagmus, partial blindness, positiveness, purblindness, reduced sight, shortsightedness, tunnel vision, unapprehendingness, unawareness, unconsciousness, undiscerningness, unmindfulness, unperceptiveness, unpersuadableness, unwittingness