dazzler


dazzler

verb (used with object), daz·zled, daz·zling.

  1. to overpower or dim the vision of by intense light: He was dazzled by the sudden sunlight.
  2. to impress deeply; astonish with delight: The glorious palace dazzled him.

verb (used without object), daz·zled, daz·zling.

  1. to shine or reflect brilliantly: gems dazzling in the sunlight.
  2. to be overpowered by light: Her eyes dazzled in the glare.
  3. to excite admiration by brilliance: Once one is accustomed to such splendor, it no longer dazzles.

noun

  1. an act or instance of dazzling: the dazzle of the spotlights.
  2. something that dazzles.

verb

  1. (usually tr) to blind or be blinded partially and temporarily by sudden excessive light
  2. to amaze, as with brillianceshe was dazzled by his wit; she dazzles in this film

noun

  1. bright light that dazzles
  2. bewilderment caused by glamour, brilliance, etcthe dazzle of fame
v.

late 15c., frequentative of Middle English dasen (see daze (v.)). Originally intransitive; the transitive sense is from 1530s. Related: Dazzled; dazzling.

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