color–blind

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

Definition of color–blind

  1. 1 :  affected with partial or total inability to distinguish one or more chromatic colors

  2. 2 :  insensitive, oblivious

  3. 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

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First Known Use of color–blind

1847


COLOR–BLIND Defined for English Language Learners

color-blind

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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

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

Definition of color–blind for Students

  1. :  unable to see the difference between certain colors


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color–blind

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adjective col·or–blind \-ˌblīnd\

Medical Definition of color–blind

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

color blindness

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