Definition of Blue-blind

1. Adjective. Inability to see the color blue or to distinguish the colors blue and yellow.

Exact synonyms: Tritanopic
Similar to: Blind, Unsighted
Derivative terms: Blue-blindness, Tritanopia



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Blue-blind

bludgeoning
bludgeonings
bludgeons
bludger
bludgers
bludges
bludging
bludie
bludier
bludiest
bludy
blue(a)
blue-belly
blue-black
blue-blind (current term)
blue-blindness
blue-blood
blue-blooded
blue-bloods
blue-bonnet
blue-chip
blue-chip stock
blue-collar
blue-collared
blue-eye
blue-eyed
blue-eyed(a)
blue-eyed African daisy
blue-eyed Mary

Literary usage of Blue-blind

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Text-book of Experimental Psychology: With Laboratory Exercises by Charles Samuel Myers (1911)
"... class to absence of the green ; and the rare cases of yellow-blue ('blue-blind') blindness have been held to depend on absence of the blue apparatus. ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1878)
"blue-blind and green-blind eyes at the time of detachment remain blue-blind and green-blind. After some time a separation is discernible, but it is flatter, ..."

3. A Text Book of Physiology by Michael Foster (1900)
"According to the Young-Helmholtz theory such individuals lack the blue or violet sensation and have therefore been spoken of as "blue-blind or violet-blind. ..."

4. A Manual and atlas of medical ophthalmoscopy by William Richard Gowers (1879)
"If, however, blue is selected, the patient may be violet ( = blue) blind. Test 2.—The rose-purple skein is then placed before him (the tint should be midway ..."

5. Researches in Colour Vision and the Trichromatic Theory by William de Wiveleslie Abney (1913)
"(We can cover up the blue slit and we shall have the white of a blue blind, but as such blindness is almost unknown, it is not necessary to deal further ..."

6. General Psychology by Walter Samuel Hunter (1919)
"... who are blue-blind and who may confuse blues and yellows. This condition of color-blindness is a result of disease and is very rarely found. ..."

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