HyperDic: blindness

English > 1 sense of the word blindness:
NOUNstateblindness, sightlessness, cecitythe state of being blind or lacking sight
blindness > pronunciation
Soundsblay'ndnahs; blay'nnahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > blindness: 1 sense > noun 1, state
MeaningThe state of being blind or lacking sight.
Synonymssightlessness, cecity
Narroweranopiasightlessness (especially because of a structural defect in or the absence of an eye)
eyelessnessblindness due to loss of the eyes
figural blindnessinability to see shapes and contours
legal blindnessVision that is 20/200 or worse in both eyes (20/200 vision is the ability to see at 20 feet what a normal eye can see at 200 feet)
snowblindness, snow-blindnesstemporary blindness caused by exposure to sunlight reflected from snow or ice
Broadervisual impairment, visual defect, vision defect, visual disorderimpairment of the sense of sight
Spanishceguedad, ceguera, invidencia, ofuscación
Catalanceguera, ceguesa, ceguetat
Adjectivesblindunable to see

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