What does blindness mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. blindness, sightlessness, cecity(noun)

    the state of being blind or lacking sight

Wiktionary

  1. blindness(Noun)

    The condition of being blind; unable to see.

    Etymology: From blindnes, from blindnysse; morphologically as if .

  2. blindness(Noun)

    Want of intellectual or moral discernment; mental darkness; ignorance, heedlessness.

    Etymology: From blindnes, from blindnysse; morphologically as if .

  3. blindness(Noun)

    concealment

    Etymology: From blindnes, from blindnysse; morphologically as if .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Blindness(noun)

    state or condition of being blind, literally or figuratively

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Blindness

    The inability to see or the loss or absence of perception of visual stimuli. This condition may be the result of EYE DISEASES; OPTIC NERVE DISEASES; OPTIC CHIASM diseases; or BRAIN DISEASES affecting the VISUAL PATHWAYS or OCCIPITAL LOBE.

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  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of blindness in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of blindness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of blindness in a Sentence

  1. Cometan:

    Arrogance is blindness.

  2. Anaïs Nin:

    Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don't know how to replenish it's source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of withering, of tarnishing.

  3. Marc Edwards:

    I can't help but comment on the qualities that seem to be valued in administrators at the EPA: willful blindness, in this case to the pain and suffering of Flint residents; unremorseful for their role in causing this man-made disaster; and completely unrepentant.

  4. The ACLU:

    But respect and love for America doesn't require blindness to America's failure to honor its promise of racial justice and equality - failures that are made even more evident each time the police murder a person of color and get away with it.

  5. Samuel Johnson:

    Such is the common process of marriage. A youth and maiden exchange meeting by chance, or brought together by artifice, exchange glances, reciprocate civilities, go home, and dream of one another. Having little to divert attention, or diversify thought, they find themselves uneasy when they are apart, and therefore conclude that they shall be happy together. They marry, and discover what nothing but voluntary blindness had before concealed they wear out life in altercations, and charge nature with cruelty.

Images & Illustrations of blindness

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