III. WORDS RELATING TO MATTER

III. ORGANIC MATTER

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

[Imperfect vision] Dimsightedness. [Fallacies of vision]

[Nouns] dim sight, dull sight, half sight, short sight, near sight, nearsightedness, long sight, farsightedness, double sight, astigmatic sight, astigmatism, failing sight; dimsightedness; purblindness, lippitude; myopia, presbyopia; confusion of vision; astigmatism; color blindness, chromato-pseudo-blepsis, Daltonism; nyctalopia; strabismus, strabism, squint; blearedness, day blindness, hemeralopia, nystagmus; xanthocyanopia, xanthopsia; cast in the eye, swivel eye, goggleeyes; obliquity of vision.

winking; nictitation; blinkard, albino.

dizziness, swimming, scotomy; cataract; ophthalmia.

[Limitation of vision] blinker; screen (hider) [more].

[Fallacies of vision] deceptio visus; refraction, distortion, illusion, false light, anamorphosis, virtual image, spectrum, mirage, looming, phasma; phantasm, phantasma, phantom; vision; specter, apparition, ghost; ignis fatuus (luminary) [more] specter of the Brocken; magic mirror; magic lantern (show) [more]; mirror lens (instrument) [more].

[Verbs] be dimsighted; see double; have a mote in the eye, have a mist before the eyes, have a film over the eyes; see through a prism, see through a glass darkly; wink, blink, nictitate; squint; look askant, look askance; screw up the eyes, glare, glower; nictate.

dazzle, loom.

[Adjectives] dim-sighted; nearsighed, farsighted, myopic, presbyopic; astigmatic; moon-eyed, mope-eyed, blear-eyed, goggle-eyed, gooseberry-eyed, one-eyed; blind of one eye, monoculous; half-blind, purblind; cock-eyed, dim-eyed, mole-eyed; dichroic.

blind as a bat (blind) [more]; winking

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