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cecity

(ˈsiːsɪtɪ)
n
(Pathology) a rare word for blindness. See blindness
[C16: from Latin caecitās, from caecus blind]
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ce•ci•ty

(ˈsi sɪ ti)
n.
blindness.
[1525-30; < Latin caecitās, equiv. to caecus blind + -ity]
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cecity

blindness.
See also: Blindness
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cecity - the state of being blind or lacking sightcecity - the state of being blind or lacking sight
legal blindness - vision that is 20/200 or worse in both eyes (20/200 vision is the ability to see at 20 feet what a normal eye can see at 200 feet)
vision defect, visual defect, visual disorder, visual impairment - impairment of the sense of sight
anopia - sightlessness (especially because of a structural defect in or the absence of an eye)
snowblindness, snow-blindness - temporary blindness caused by exposure to sunlight reflected from snow or ice
eyelessness - blindness due to loss of the eyes
figural blindness - inability to see shapes and contours
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A joint venture of the Pharmacy Quality Alliance and CECity, PQS said that, using EQuIPP, Kmart pharmacies can monitor their performance on an array of quality measures emphasized by health plans.
--visual blindness (cecity)--which consists in the partial or total loss of visual acuity (blind people), an issue which requires the presence of a third person (human, animal etc.) to help them carry out daily activities; the lack of vision can be counteracted by the compensatory development of other analyzers, particularly the auditory and tactile ones.
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It was reported yesterday that CECity and the Pennsylvania Collaborative, a strategic consortium that includes Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield, Rite Aid Corporation, the Pharmacy Quality Alliance, Gateway Health Plan, and the University of Pittsburgh-School of Pharmacy, have received URAC's prestigious Gold Award for Best Practices in Health Care Consumer Empowerment and Protection.
"It wasn't easy because it was only 1-0 in the first half,"CeCity coach Roberto Mancini said.
"Close them, close them," the first words uttered after the film's prologue, is one of Martel's many admonitions about looking, about eyes, sight, and cecity. "I didn't see anything," says Momi (Sofia Bertolotto) in the final line of La cienaga; and the song that opens The Holy Girl directs us to "look, look at the extreme vileness." Martel's distinctive visual style often makes it difficult to decipher the image, to locate objects in space or to readily discern setting and characters.
(69-70) I confess that felicity Is found only in innocence, And in the light of their knowledge, Learning, truly, is cecity. Verily, Master, they have reached Total peace and understanding.
There are two direct links to sites that offer continuing education: ContinuingEducation.com and CECity.com.
Pite is kind enough to gloss Peacock's 'fuliginous' (Coleridge, 10), Hazlitt's 'vibratiuncles' (45), and Carlyle's 'hebetude and cecity' (286), but not Thomas Brown's 'obnubilated' (22).
EQuIPP was developed by PQS, a joint venture of the Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA) and CECity.com Inc., a provider of cloud-based applications for the health care sector.