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British Dictionary definitions for colour-blind

colour-blind

adjective
  1. of or relating to any defect in the normal ability to distinguish certain coloursSee deuteranopia, protanopia, tritanopia
  2. not discriminating on grounds of skin colour or ethnic origin
Derived Formscolour blindness, noun
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Examples from the Web for colour-blind

Historical Examples

  • There are people who are colour-blind, people who are tone-deaf.

    The World I Live In

    Helen Keller

  • We hold and rightly, that British justice, if not blind, should at least be colour-blind.

    The Great Boer War

    Arthur Conan Doyle

  • His eyesight was very peculiar; perhaps he was colour-blind.

  • Even to the colour-blind one word differeth from another in glory.

  • It is hard to convince the colour-blind of their own infirmity.