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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Inability to see clearly in dim light.

Usage examples (9)
  • His nyctalopia was a great advantage, his cat-like sight enabling him to distinguish the smallest object in the deepest gloom.
  • Cataract attacks the blue-eyed more, but what is called ‘nyctalopia’ the dark-eyed.
  • “Confound the nyctalopia!” said Paganel, inwardly, though delighted to be of any service to his friend.
  • A. Day: nyctalopia (nik-tuh-LO-pee-uh) noun: Night blindness: a condition in which vision is faint or completely lost at night or in dim light. for more
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