What does blindness mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. blindness, sightlessness, cecity(noun)

    the state of being blind or lacking sight


  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)


    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.

How to pronounce blindness?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say blindness in sign language?

  1. blindness


  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. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    Progress in this world takes place on the intuitive level of blindness, where the truth is known only by touch. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

  2. John Clements:

    If prescribed by an eye care professional and used as directed, most of these lenses are relatively harmless, the most devastating damage occurs when someone gets these lenses over-the-counter for cosmetic use and abuses the lens. This behavior can lead to severe eye infections that may cause blindness.

  3. 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.

  4. Anthony Solomon:

    Without mapping we can not launch interventions, but I think that's ok. If there are bullets in the air the biggest health problem is not the risk of blindness in 20 or 30 years' time, it's something much more visceral and immediate.

  5. 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.

Images & Illustrations of blindness

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