III. WORDS RELATING TO MATTER

III. ORGANIC MATTER

2. Sensation; special sensation; light; perceptions of light

Blindness.

[Antonyms: vision.]

[Nouns] blindness, cecity, excecation, amaurosis, cataract, ablepsy, prestriction; dim-sightedness [more]; ablepsia; Braille, Braille-type; guttaserena ("drop serene"), noctograph, teichopsia.

[Verbs] be blind; not see; lose sight of; have the eyes bandaged; grope in the dark.

not look; close the eyes, shut the eyes, turn away the eyes, avert the eyes; look another way; wink (limited vision) [more]; shut the eyes to, be blind to, wink at, blink at.

render blind; blind, blindfold; hoodwink, dazzle, put one's eyes out; throw dust into one's eyes; jeter de la poudre aux yeux; screen from sight (hide) [more].

[Adjectives] blind; eyeless, sightless, visionless; dark; stone-blind, sand-blind, stark-blind; undiscerning; dimsighted [more].

blind as a bat, blind as a buzzard, blind as a beetle, blind as a mole, blind as an owl; wall-eyed.

blinded.

[Adverbs] blindly, blindfold; darkly.

[Phrases] "O dark, dark, dark, amid the blaze of noon" [Milton].

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