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(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)
[1525-30; < Latin caecitās, equiv. to caecus blind + -ity]
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blindness.See also: Blindness
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|Noun||1.||cecity - 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)
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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