- I(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)Lack of sightNouns1. blindness, sightlessness, anopsia, cecity; total or legal blindness, binocular deprivation; blind spot; amaurosis; cataract; dimsightedness (See vision); benightedness; night or day blindness, snow blindness, etc.; color blindness, achromatopsia, dichromatism; darkness; blinding, blindfolding.2. (tools for the blind) Braille, Moon's type, New York point, American Braille; Seeing Eye or guide dog, [white] cane; talking book.3. the blind; blind man; mole, bat.Verbs1. be blind, not see; lose sight; grope in the dark, feel one's way; wear blinkers; shut one's eyes to, be blind to.2. (make blind) blind, darken, benight, put or gouge one's eyes out; blindfold, hoodwink, throw dust into one's eyes, dazzle; screen, hide (See concealment).Adjectives1. blind, eyeless, sightless, unseeing; dark, stone-blind; visually impaired, challenged, or handicapped; undiscerning, unperceiving; blind as a bat, a mole, or an owl, amaurotic, dimsighted, colorblind, snowblind; blindfolded.2. blinding, dazzling.Adverbs — blindly, sightlessly, gropingly; blindfold; darkly.Phrases — When the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch; there's none so blind as those who will not see.Antonyms, See vision.II(Roget's IV) n.1. [Loss of vision]Syn. sightlessness, stone blindness, purblindness, visual impairment, nearsightedness, myopia, astigmatism, night blindness, day blindness, snow blindness, moon blindness, color blindness, fairsightedness, presbyopia, amblyopia, tunnel vision, darkness.Ant. sight*, vision*, seeing.2. [Insensitivity]Syn. obtuseness, unawareness, apathy, inattention; see carelessness , ignorance 1 , 2 , indifference 1 , stupidity 2 .III(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.sightlessness, impaired vision, glaucoma, color blindness, astigmatism, cataracts, myopia, tunnel vision, typhlosis. see eyeIV(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun The condition of not being able to see: sightlessness. See SEE.
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