Definition of Color-blind

1. Adjective. Unable to distinguish one or more chromatic colors.

Exact synonyms: Colour-blind
Similar to: Blind, Unsighted
Derivative terms: Color Blindness, Color Blindness



2. Adjective. Unprejudiced about race.
Exact synonyms: Colour-blind, Nonracist
Similar to: Impartial, Unprejudiced

Definition of Color-blind

1. Adjective. Of a person or animal, unable to distinguish between two or more primary colors (usually red and green). ¹

2. Adjective. Of a person who hold no prejudice based on skin color, or of a process which precludes racial prejudice. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Color-blind

colophonite
colophonites
colophonitic
colophons
colophony
coloplication
coloproctia
coloproctitis
coloproctologist
coloproctology
coloproctostomy
coloptosis
colopuncture
color
color'd
color-blind (current term)
color-blind person
color-blindness
color-coordinated
color-octet
color TV
color TV tube
color bar
color bars
color bearer
color blind
color blindness
color by number
color by numbers
color charge

Literary usage of Color-blind

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1907)
"As a matter of fact, I distinctly state, in the very article he criticizes, that at night the eye is not color-blind : " Colors are readily seen at night if ..."

2. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science (1889)
"It is true that one-half the color-blind students had another name for the color than green, and they might be needlessly alarmed if they were to discover ..."

3. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans G√ľnther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"In dichromatic vision (so-called red-green-blind), ihe partially color-blind people see only two colors in the spectrum, yellow on the one side and blue on ..."

4. A Text-book of physiology for medical students and physicians by William Henry Howell (1913)
"The color-blind who belong to this class fall into two or three groups, which have been designated, under the influence of the Young-Helmholtz theory of ..."

5. A Text-book of Physiology for Medical Students and Physicians by William Henry Howell (1905)
"The color-blind who belong to this class fall into two or three groups, which have been designated, under the influence of the Young-Helmholtz theory of ..."

6. The Popular Science Monthly (1882)
"It seems from the examinations thus far made that tbe color-blind ... A most intelligent color-blind man, whom I recently examined with the spectrum, ..."

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