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colour-blind

adjective
1.
of or relating to any defect in the normal ability to distinguish certain colours See deuteranopia, protanopia, tritanopia
2.
not discriminating on grounds of skin colour or ethnic origin
Derived Forms
colour blindness, noun
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  • His eyesight was very peculiar; perhaps he was colour-blind.

  • We hold and rightly, that British justice, if not blind, should at least be colour-blind.

    The Great Boer War Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Still, this gives no information to the blind nor to the colour-blind.

    Logic Carveth Read
  • It is hard to convince the colour-blind of their own infirmity.

  • The most colour-blind eyes in the world never confuse monochrome and polychrome.

    When Ghost Meets Ghost William Frend De Morgan
  • Even the Yahoos were made to comprehend—when not colour-blind.

    Voyage of the Liberdade Captain Joshua Slocum
  • Fortunately, Madame Choucrou was both short-sighted and colour-blind.

  • Would not a man without sense of the Beautiful be "colour-blind" to many among the harmonies of Nature?

  • Gibbon is colour-blind to these shades of the religious spirit: he can only see the banter of Lucian.

    Gibbon James Cotter Morison
  • Certain authorities on art are said to regard the great Montalbanais as a victim of daltonism—in other words, colour-blind!

    In the Heart of Vosges Matilda Betham-Edwards

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