1. [syn: blindness, sightlessness, cecity]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Blindness \Blind"ness\, n.
State or condition of being blind, literally or figuratively.
Color blindness, inability to distinguish certain color.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: the state of being blind or lacking sight [syn:
blindness, sightlessness, cecity]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
38 Moby Thesaurus words for "blindness":
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,