blindsight

[blahynd-sahyt]

noun

the ability of a blind person to sense accurately a light source or other visual stimulus even though unable to see it consciously.

Nearby words

  1. blindly,
  2. blindman's buff,
  3. blindness,
  4. blinds,
  5. blindside,
  6. blindstorey,
  7. blindstory,
  8. blindworm,
  9. bling,
  10. bling-bling

Origin of blindsight


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British Dictionary definitions for blindsight

blindsight

noun

the ability to respond to visual stimuli without having any conscious visual experience; it can occur after some forms of brain damage
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