Synonyms
Etymology

1. blindness

noun. ['ˈblaɪndnəs'] the state of being blind or lacking sight.

Synonyms

  • anopia
  • visual impairment
  • visual disorder
  • legal blindness
  • visual defect
  • sightlessness
  • figural blindness
  • snowblindness
  • snow-blindness
  • cecity
  • eyelessness

Etymology

  • blindnes (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Blindness

  • abruptness
  • absoluteness
  • acuteness
  • adonis
  • aggressiveness
  • agribusiness
  • airworthiness
  • alertness
  • aloofness
  • alumnus
  • anise
  • anus
  • appropriateness
  • arbitrariness
  • assertiveness
  • astuteness
  • attentiveness
  • attractiveness
  • awareness
  • awfulness

Sentences with blindness


1. Noun, singular or mass
With both diseases, gradual blindness begins when the dog is a puppy and progresses as he ages.

Quotes about blindness


1. Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don't know how to replenish its source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of witherings, of tarnishings.
- Anaïs Nin

2. I think we all suffer from acute blindness at times. Life is a constant journey of trying to open your eyes. I'm just beginning my journey, and my eyes aren't fully open yet.
- Olivia Thirlby

3. I wondered how many people there were in the world who suffered, and continued to suffer, because they could not break out from their own web of shyness and reserve, and in their blindness and folly built up a great distorted wall in front of them that hid the truth.
- Daphne du Maurier, Rebecca

2. green-blindness

noun. dichromacy characterized by a lowered sensitivity to green light resulting in an inability to distinguish green and purplish-red.

Synonyms

  • red-green colour blindness
  • red-green dichromacy
  • red-green color blindness
  • Daltonism

3. blue-blindness

noun. rare form of dichromacy characterized by a lowered sensitivity to blue light resulting in an inability to distinguish blue and yellow.

Synonyms

  • yellow-blue dichromacy
  • tritanopia

4. snow-blindness

noun. temporary blindness caused by exposure to sunlight reflected from snow or ice.

Synonyms

  • sightlessness
  • blindness
  • cecity

5. red-blindness

noun. dichromacy characterized by lowered sensitivity to long wavelengths of light resulting in an inability to distinguish red and purplish blue.

Synonyms

  • red-green colour blindness
  • red-green dichromacy
  • red-green color blindness

6. yellow-blindness

noun. a form of dichromacy characterized by lowered sensitivity to yellow light; so rare that its existence has been questioned.

Synonyms

  • yellow-blue dichromacy
  • tetartanopia
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