color-blind

[kuhl-er-blahynd]
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adjective

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. 2019

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Historical Examples of color-blind

  • 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