Definition of monochromatism in English:

monochromatism

noun

  • Complete color-blindness in which all colors appear as shades of one color.

    • ‘Dichromatism may have been lost repeatedly within the dabbling ducks, and thus it is possible that monochromatism is the derived state in Grey Teal (vs. dichromatism in the other taxa).’
    • ‘The genetic cause has been determined for several color vision defects, achromatopsia (the loss of all color vision), blue monochromatism, protanopia, deuteranopia, and enhanced S-cone syndrome.’

Pronunciation

monochromatism

/ˌmɑnəˈkroʊmətɪzəm//ˌmänəˈkrōmətizəm/