sightlessness
noun see sightless

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Sightlessness — Sightless Sight less, a. 1. Wanting sight; without sight; blind. [1913 Webster] Of all who blindly creep or sightless soar. Pope. [1913 Webster] 2. That can not be seen; invisible. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The sightless couriers of the air. Shak.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sightlessness — See sightlessly. * * * …   Universalium

  • sightlessness — noun The characteristic of being sightless; blindness …   Wiktionary

  • sightlessness — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The condition of not being able to see: blindness. See SEE …   English dictionary for students

  • sightlessness — n. blindness, state of being unable to see; invisibility, state of being impossible to see …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sightlessness — sight·less·ness …   English syllables

  • sightlessness — noun the state of being blind or lacking sight • Syn: ↑blindness, ↑cecity • Derivationally related forms: ↑sightless, ↑blind (for: ↑blindness) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • blindness — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Lack of sight Nouns 1. blindness, sightlessness, anopsia, cecity; total or legal blindness, binocular deprivation; blind spot; amaurosis; cataract; dimsightedness (See vision); benightedness; night or… …   English dictionary for students

  • anopia — noun State or condition of sightlessness, often due to medical reasons. Syn: blindness, sightlessness Ant: observance, sight …   Wiktionary

  • anopia — noun sightlessness (especially because of a structural defect in or the absence of an eye) • Hypernyms: ↑blindness, ↑sightlessness, ↑cecity * * * /an oh pee euh/, n. Ophthalm. absence of sight, esp. when due to a structural defect in or absence… …   Useful english dictionary

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