color-blind


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Related to color-blind: color vision deficiency, protanopia

col·or·blind

or col·or-blind  (kŭl′ər-blīnd′)
adj.
1. Partially or totally unable to distinguish certain colors.
2.
a. Not subject to racial prejudices.
b. Not discriminating on the basis of race: a college with a colorblind admissions policy.

col′or·blind′ness n.

col′or-blind`



adj.
1.
a. unable to distinguish one or more chromatic colors.
b. unable to distinguish colors, seeing only shades of gray, black, and white.
2. showing or characterized by freedom from racial bias.
[1850–55]
col′or blind`ness, n.

color-blind

Unable to distinguish certain colors. Humans who are color-blind usually cannot distinguish red from green. Many animals, including cats and dogs, are able to distinguish only a few colors.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.color-blind - unable to distinguish one or more chromatic colors
blind, unsighted - unable to see; "a person is blind to the extent that he must devise alternative techniques to do efficiently those things he would do with sight if he had normal vision"--Kenneth Jernigan
2.color-blind - unprejudiced about race
unprejudiced, impartial - free from undue bias or preconceived opinions; "an unprejudiced appraisal of the pros and cons"; "the impartial eye of a scientist"
Translations

color-blind

مُصَاب بِعَمَى الَألْوان barvoslepý farveblind farbblind δαλτωνικός daltónico värisokea daltonien daltonist daltonico 色盲の 색맹의 kleurenblind fargeblind nie widzący kolorów daltónico, daltônico страдающий цветовой слепотой färgblind ตาบอดสี renk körü mù màu 色盲的

color-blind, colorblind

adj daltónico (form), que no diferencia bien ciertos colores
References in classic literature ?
I believe I must be color-blind," said the Pumpkinhead, after staring about him.
Perhaps you're color-blind, and can't distinguish red and yellow.
This edited volume is designed to provide an interdisciplinary exploration of the concept of color-blind racial ideology (CBRI).
Produced, directed and hosted by filmmaker-journalist Jose Antonio Vargas, the resulting documentary focuses on how younger whites view matters of race, including those afflicted by a sense of victimization regarding affirmative-action policies and those who favor a color-blind society.
Racism without racists; color-blind racism and the persistence of racial inequality in America, 4th ed.
1998; Sue & Sue, 1990, 2008) have indicated that MCC involves variables such as counselors' own race/ethnicity, racial/ethnic identity, multicultural training, and color-blind racial attitudes.
The golden hamster and the opossum are definitely color-blind.
The author asserts that multiracial and color-blind stances, in particular, can render racism "unexamined and intact.
The persistence and even the recent expansion of the opportunity gap should be an urgent wake-up call that America is still not a color-blind society that provides equal educational opportunity.
In exploring these critical connections, I argue that African American authors construct counter-narratives that challenge color-blind narratives of racial progress using the familiar language of the law and posit various modes of legal and extra-legal storytelling as a way of aggregating the varied and often alienating experiences of race in America.
11): At one point the idea of color-blind casting was progressive because of its attempt to incorporate black actors into a largely exclusively white American theatre.
If you show orange color to a color-blind person, he will say it is pink: Pure pink and the vice versa.