Definition of

Color Blindness

  1. (noun, state) genetic inability to distinguish differences in hue

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Origin of the word Color Blindness

  1. 1844, replacing Daltonism (after Eng. chemist John Dalton, 1766-1844, who published a description of it in 1794); in fig, use, with ref. to race or ethnicity, attested from 1866, Amer.Eng. Related: color blind. more

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Words that sound like Color Blindness

colour blindness

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