Definition of ablepsy in English:

ablepsy

noun

literary
  • Physical or mental blindness.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in John Bullokar (d. 1627), physician and lexicographer. From post-classical Latin ablepsia failure to see or notice something, oversight from Hellenistic Greek ἀβλεψία failure to see from ancient Greek ἀ- + Hellenistic Greek βλέψις sight (from ancient Greek βλέπειν to see, of uncertain origin + -σις) + ancient Greek -ία.

Pronunciation:

ablepsy

/ˈablɛpsi/