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- noun Want of sight; blindness.
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- noun medicine, rare Lack of sight; blindness.
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From Ancient Greek ἀβλεψία (ablepsia, "blindness"), from ἀ- (a-) + βλέπω (blepō, "see").
Amongst other things, people admired in him his indifference and unconcern; or, to express it in Greek, his meteoria and ablepsia.