View definitions for blindness


noun as in sightlessness

Strongest matches

Strong matches

  • amaurosis
  • astigmatism
  • cataracts
  • darkness
  • presbyopia

Weak matches

  • anopsia
  • purblindness
  • typhlosis


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Example Sentences

One, a treatment for blindness, in which viruses carry a new gene to the retina, costs $425,000 per eye.

Stock buyers were essentially flying blind while buying into companies, which some investors were more than willing to do, but that blindness limited the market demand for secondary shares significantly.

Many of the concerning products are labeled as containing safe alcohols but actually contained methanol, an extremely poisonous form of alcohol associated with incorrectly distilled liquors that can cause blindness and even death.

Diabetes is the leading cause of blindness, leading cause of non-trauma limb amputation, leading cause of kidney failure.

From Eater

He wrote, “Not only are we blind to the obvious, but we are blind to our blindness.”

A new Australian study, too, has consumers worried that Viagra could cause blindness and other vision problems.

They had overcome everything from religious persecution to blindness to crushing family responsibilities.

Throughout True Detective, Pizzolatto has linked blindness—an unseeing state—to the victims of the Carcosa cult.

Bacterial pathogens include gonorrhea (yes) which can cause blindness in a matter of hours, and chlamydia.

Part of the explanation for this dismal record of non-rescue is our capacity for willed blindness.

From that region they issue to inflict diseases, especially blindness and deafness.

We may apply to it with advantage the spectacles of social reform, but what the socialist offers us is total blindness.

But that "blindness to the future kindly given," allows them a few hours of sad enjoyment.

In the latter part of the same year he operated successfully upon Mme. Mignon for blindness.

In this stage iritis is liable to occur, and if it is not properly diagnosed and treated it will result in blindness.

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On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to blindness, such as: defect, myopia, null, null, null, and darkness.

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