- 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
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for color-blind
As left-wing biographer Rick Perlstein grants, Goldwater was a man of color-blind temperament, conviction, and personal action.It's Not Racist to Hate Government
May 5, 2014
This is not the color-blind America Dr. King and true leaders of the civil-rights era fought for.An Inconvenient Truth: Neither Party Is Serious About Diversity
December 6, 2013
Richard Wright and James Baldwin had made France out to be a color-blind paradise.Must Reads: Kennedy, Sontag and Paris, ‘A Partial History of Lost Causes,’ ‘City of Bohane,’ ‘Flatscreen’
Lauren Elkin, Mythili Rao, Drew Toal, Nicholas Mancusi
April 6, 2012
Inside an outrageous case that shows that the old-boys network is color-blind.A College, a Gun—and a Big Injustice
June 7, 2009
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.The Honorable Senator Sage-Brush
"I believe I must be color-blind," said the Pumpkinhead, after staring about him.The Marvellous Land of Oz
L. Frank Baum
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