blindness blindness  /b ˈlaɪnd nəs/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the state of being blind or lacking sight

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. There's a name for Burman's condition: prosopagnosia or, more informally, face blindness.
  2. From now on, there would always be the memory of the fear she experienced during her experiment with blindness.
  3. I have partial blindness in one of my eyes, actually.

News

  1. New dashboard devices distract drivers

    The greater the concentration required to perform a task, the more likely a driver is to develop "inattention blindness."
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Everett Herald

  2. Revolutionary breakthrough in cataract surgery

    The leading cause of blindness in this country is cataracts, affecting 22 million people.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: KGO-TV Bay Area

  3. Blindness no excuse for Canton man

    George Illingworth doesn’t let his blindness keep him from living.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: The Canton Repository

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Quotes

  1. "And so when they adopt a posture of restraint, I understand their thinking. But I think there's a difference between restraint and willful blindness to consistent problems," he added.
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: Reuters

  2. "There are different kinds of blindness. There's 2 billion people that are starving in the world," Meirelles said in an interview Thursday, a day after the film's Cannes premiere. "This is happening. It doesn't need a catastrophe. It's...
    on May 15, 2008 By: Fernando Meirelles Source: FOXNews

  3. "I have encountered cases of blindness and deafness," Mrs Cryer added. "There was one poor girl who had to have an oxygen tank on her back and breathe from a hole in the front of her neck. The parents were warned they should not have any more...
    on Feb 9, 2008 By: Ann Cryer Source: Independent

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