dazzlement


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dazzlement

(ˈdæzəlmənt)
n
1. the action of dazzling
2. the state of being dazzled
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The day after Christine had vanished before his eyes in a sort of dazzlement that still made him doubt the evidence of his senses, M.
And, first of all, there is a buzzing in the ears, a dazzlement in the eyes.
There is a lot of surface dazzlement in the sonata, but Licad brought out the depths in the piece as well.
For this you'll need a telescope, because Aldebaran will be right next to the dazzlement of the sunlit lunar terrain just before it vanishes--looking in a telescope like a little orange fire on the Moon.
Messiaen crams my head, first of all with impressions of dazzlement and colour, but also melodies, sometimes the boldness of certain radical passages, or the sheer beauty of others.
Today the glass dome of the Reichstag shines like another sun over a dazzlement of parkland and all-glass government buildings.
Little Universe, created by Sam Butler and David Harradine from performance company Fevered Sleep, is an entertaining free performance that promises cosmic dazzlement for three to five-year-olds.
Instead of seeing this as an image of actual money, perhaps we should begin by exploring the means by which Snyder conjures this dazzlement, and the desires that this dazzling elicits, frustrates, and makes vanish.
If we separate them, we get the kind of dazzlement that is too easily satisfied with the first explanation or the kind of curiosity that is incapable of genuine surprise and therefore of serious inquiry.
The brainy dazzlement of Derrida and his ilk, the beguiling rarefactions of fashionable intellect, had gotten him nowhere: worse than nowhere--they had landed him in hell.
Because of the inevitability thesis, however--and because dazzlement at superior strength happens to be voiced by characters who never resisted or are unconsciously in love with their conquerer--the really meaningful question of why it would be desirable to get from the first category to one of the others is never addressed.