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[kuhl-er-blahynd] /ˈkʌl ərˌblaɪnd/
Ophthalmology. pertaining to or affected with color blindness.
Photography. (of an emulsion) sensitive only to blue, violet, and ultraviolet rays.
showing or characterized by freedom from racial bias; not influenced by skin color.
Origin of color-blind
First recorded in 1850-55 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • The man who wrote that phrase must have been not only color-blind, he must have been color-dead!

    Glimpses of Three Coasts Helen Hunt Jackson
  • Perhaps you're color-blind, and can't distinguish red and yellow.

    An Unsocial Socialist George Bernard Shaw
  • But that sort of a temperature makes a man near-sighted and color-blind.

  • "I believe I must be color-blind," said the Pumpkinhead, after staring about him.

  • I had a very intelligent friend who was dismissed from an important position because he was color-blind.

    What and Where is God?

    Richard La Rue Swain
  • color-blind individuals would have a visibility curve very different from normal individuals.

    The Nature of Animal Light E. Newton Harvey

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