color-blind

adjective col·or-blind \ ˈkə-lər-ˌblīnd \

Definition of color-blind

1 : affected with partial or total inability to distinguish one or more chromatic colors
3 : not influenced by differences of race
  • tried to get the welfare establishment … to abandon its color-blind policy
  • —D. P. Moynihan
especially : free from racial prejudice
  • a white man with an invisible black skin in a color-blind community
  • —James Farmer

color blindness

noun

First Known Use of color-blind

1847

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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COLOR-BLIND Defined for English Language Learners

color-blind

Definition of color-blind for English Language Learners

  • : unable to see the difference between certain colors

  • : treating people of different skin colors equally : not affected by racial prejudice


COLOR-BLIND Defined for Kids

color-blind

adjective \ ˈkə-lər-ˌblīnd \

Definition of color-blind for Students

: unable to see the difference between certain colors

Medical Dictionary

color-blind

adjective col·or-blind \ -ˌblīnd \

medical Definition of color-blind

: affected with partial or total inability to distinguish one or more chromatic colors

color blindness

noun

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