1. : to lose clear vision especially from looking at bright light. 2. a. : to shine brilliantly. … the woods dazzled whitely …. Truman Capote. b. : to arouse admiration by an impressive display.
dazzle. / ( ˈdæzəl) /. verb. (usually tr) to blind or be blinded partially and temporarily by sudden excessive light. to amaze, as with brilliance she was dazzled by his wit; she dazzles in this film. noun. bright light that dazzles. bewilderment caused by glamour, brilliance, etc the dazzle of fame.
If light dazzles you, it makes you unable to see for a short time: I was dazzled by the sunlight. C2 [ T usually passive ] If you are dazzled by someone or something, you think they are extremely good and exciting: I was dazzled by his charm and good looks. SMART Vocabulary: related words and phrases.
Definition of dazzle as in brilliance the quality or state of having or giving off light the dazzle of the stars on a cold but clear winter's night Synonyms & Similar Words Relevance brilliance brightness brilliancy lightness illumination glow lustre glare light radiance glint luster luminosity effulgence splendor gleam candor refulgence
daz·zle 1. To dim the vision of, especially to blind with intense light. 2. To amaze, overwhelm, or bewilder with spectacular display: a figure skater who dazzled the audience with virtuosic...
verb cause someone to lose clear vision, especially from intense light “She was dazzled by the bright headlights” synonyms: bedazzle, daze see more verb amaze or bewilder, as with brilliant wit or intellect or skill “Her arguments dazzled everyone” “The dancer dazzled the audience with his turns and jumps” see more noun
dazzle. If someone or something dazzles you, you are extremely impressed by their skill, qualities, or beauty. The dazzle of something is a quality it has, such as beauty or skill, which is impressive and attractive. The dazzle of stardom and status attracts them.
1. [+ object] of a bright light : to cause (someone) to be unable to see for a short time. He was dazzled [= blinded] by the camera flash. 2. : to greatly impress or surprise (someone) by being very attractive or exciting. [+ object] Elvis always dazzled his audiences. Visitors were dazzled by the mansion's ornate rooms. — often + with.
extremely clever, attractive, or impressive; brilliant; amazing. There are grammar debates that never die; and the ones highlighted in the questions in this quiz are sure to rile everyone up once again.
verb [ T ] us / ˈdæz·əl /. to cause someone to feel strong admiration of something or someone: He was dazzled by Rome’s architectural treasures. A person or animal dazzled by a light cannot see because the light is too bright to look at.