What is the antonym of "color blind"?

We do not assume that our customers are _____. After all, 5% of our potential customers are color blind.

  • Would you provide some more research into what you've found and what you mean? – TaliesinMerlin Oct 22 '19 at 20:13
  • Can you follow the instructions on the single word request tag and provide some context to this? (Such as the sentence where you would use the antonym.) – Laurel Oct 22 '19 at 21:10
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    Trichromatism.. – Hot Licks Oct 22 '19 at 22:10
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    @HotLicks Good word. But, not completely accurate. Folks like myself have all three color sensitive cones. But, we lack small portions of them. Hence I can see all three colors overall, but not small portions of the spectrum of the greens. – David M Oct 22 '19 at 23:10
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    Depending on the context "not color blind" would be most appropriate, unambiguous and easy on the reader. – Kris Oct 23 '19 at 8:20

Normal color vision is the term generally used.

I have deuteranopia, a common type of red-green color blindness. As such, I've done a fair bit of reading on the subject and that's the term used.

If you're interested, here's some samples showing how I see the world.

  • I think you're allowed to self-reference: one assumes no common adjective. // Have you come across (in references) the lady who has an additional and fully-functioning fourth receptor (within the wavebands of the usual three)? She can distinguish greens for instance even the paint people are running out of names for. – Edwin Ashworth Oct 23 '19 at 11:26
  • @EdwinAshworth Never saw that. Sounds pretty cool! One of my favorites is this: theoatmeal.com/comics/mantis_shrimp – David M Oct 23 '19 at 11:29
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    From what I remember, there's a certain species of butterfly with 17. Since colour vision processing takes an immense amount of processing power, one might expect a butterfly larger than a whale. But they have a pre-processor that selects the most useful ones in a given situation. I don't believe in gross evolution. – Edwin Ashworth Oct 23 '19 at 15:08
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    @EdwinAshworth Also interesting – David M Oct 23 '19 at 15:20

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