monochromatism

noun
mono·​chro·​ma·​tism | \ ˌmä-nə-ˈkrō-mə-ˌti-zəm How to pronounce monochromatism (audio) \

Definition of monochromatism

: complete color blindness in which all colors appear as shades of gray

First Known Use of monochromatism

1893, in the meaning defined above

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“Monochromatism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/monochromatism. Accessed 13 Jul. 2020.

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monochromatism

noun
mono·​chro·​ma·​tism | \ -ˈkrō-mə-ˌtiz-əm How to pronounce monochromatism (audio) \

Medical Definition of monochromatism

: complete color blindness in which all colors appear as shades of gray

called also monochromacy

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