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daz·zle

 (dăz′əl)
v. daz·zled, daz·zling, daz·zles
v.tr.
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 jumps.
v.intr.
1. To become blinded.
2. To inspire admiration or wonder.
n.
The act of dazzling or the state of being dazzled.

[ Frequentative of daze.]

daz′zler n.
daz′zling·ly adv.

dazzle

(ˈdæzəl)
vb
1. (usually tr) to blind or be blinded partially and temporarily by sudden excessive light
2. to amaze, as with brilliance: she was dazzled by his wit; she dazzles in this film.
n
3. bright light that dazzles
4. bewilderment caused by glamour, brilliance, etc: the dazzle of fame.
[C15: from daze]
ˈdazzler n

daz•zle

(ˈdæz əl)

v. -zled, -zling,
n. v.t.
1. to overpower the vision of by intense light.
2. to astonish with delight.
v.i.
3. to shine brilliantly.
4. to excite admiration by brilliance.
n.
5. an act or instance of dazzling.
[1475–85; daze]
daz′zler, n.
daz′zling•ly, adv.

dazzle

Temporary loss of vision or a temporary reduction in visual acuity; may also be applied to effects on optics. See also directed-energy warfare; flash blindness.

dazzle


Past participle: dazzled
Gerund: dazzling

Imperative
dazzle
dazzle
Present
I dazzle
you dazzle
he/she/it dazzles
we dazzle
you dazzle
they dazzle
Preterite
I dazzled
you dazzled
he/she/it dazzled
we dazzled
you dazzled
they dazzled
Present Continuous
I am dazzling
you are dazzling
he/she/it is dazzling
we are dazzling
you are dazzling
they are dazzling
Present Perfect
I have dazzled
you have dazzled
he/she/it has dazzled
we have dazzled
you have dazzled
they have dazzled
Past Continuous
I was dazzling
you were dazzling
he/she/it was dazzling
we were dazzling
you were dazzling
they were dazzling
Past Perfect
I had dazzled
you had dazzled
he/she/it had dazzled
we had dazzled
you had dazzled
they had dazzled
Future
I will dazzle
you will dazzle
he/she/it will dazzle
we will dazzle
you will dazzle
they will dazzle
Future Perfect
I will have dazzled
you will have dazzled
he/she/it will have dazzled
we will have dazzled
you will have dazzled
they will have dazzled
Future Continuous
I will be dazzling
you will be dazzling
he/she/it will be dazzling
we will be dazzling
you will be dazzling
they will be dazzling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been dazzling
you have been dazzling
he/she/it has been dazzling
we have been dazzling
you have been dazzling
they have been dazzling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been dazzling
you will have been dazzling
he/she/it will have been dazzling
we will have been dazzling
you will have been dazzling
they will have been dazzling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been dazzling
you had been dazzling
he/she/it had been dazzling
we had been dazzling
you had been dazzling
they had been dazzling
Conditional
I would dazzle
you would dazzle
he/she/it would dazzle
we would dazzle
you would dazzle
they would dazzle
Past Conditional
I would have dazzled
you would have dazzled
he/she/it would have dazzled
we would have dazzled
you would have dazzled
they would have dazzled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dazzle - brightness enough to blind partially and temporarily
brightness - the location of a visual perception along a continuum from black to white
Verb1.dazzle - to cause someone to lose clear vision, especially from intense lightdazzle - to cause someone to lose clear vision, especially from intense light; "She was dazzled by the bright headlights"
blind - render unable to see
2.dazzle - 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"
amaze, astonish, astound - affect with wonder; "Your ability to speak six languages amazes me!"

dazzle

verb
1. impress, amaze, fascinate, overwhelm, astonish, awe, overpower, bowl over (informal), overawe, hypnotize, stupefy, take your breath away, strike dumb He dazzled her with his knowledge of the world.
2. blind, confuse, daze, bedazzle She was dazzled by the lights.
noun
1. splendour, sparkle, glitter, flash, brilliance, magnificence, razzmatazz (slang), razzle-dazzle (slang), éclat The dazzle of stardom and status attracts them.

dazzle

verb
To confuse with bright light:
noun
An intense blinding light:
Translations
يَبْهَر، يَخْطُفُ النَّظَريَذْهِل، يَسْحَر
oslnitzaslepitomámit
blændeforblænde
häikäistäsokaista
elvakítvakít
blindaheilla, töfra; blinda /
apmulsinātapžilbinātapžilbt
zaslepiti
gözünü kamaştırmakhayran bırakmak

dazzle

[ˈdæzl]
A. Ndeslumbramiento m
B. VTdeslumbrar
he was dazzled by the bright lightlo deslumbró el resplandor de la luz
she was dazzled by his knowledge of the world(se) quedó deslumbrada por su conocimiento del mundo

dazzle

[ˈdæzəl]
vt
[light, sun] → éblouir, aveugler
A bright light had suddenly dazzled her eyes → Une lumière vive l'avait soudain éblouie., Une lumière vive l'avait soudain aveuglée.
(= impress) → éblouir
n
(= brightness) [sun] → éclat m
(fig) [clothes, show] → faste m
The dazzle of stardom attracts them → L'éclat de la célébrité les attire.

dazzle

vt (lit, fig)blenden

dazzle

[ˈdæzl] vtabbagliare

dazzle

(ˈdӕzl) verb
1. (of a strong light) to prevent from seeing properly. I was dazzled by the car's headlights.
2. to affect the ability of making correct judgements. She was dazzled by his charm.
ˈdazzling adjective
1. extremely bright. a dazzling light.
2. colourful; impressive. a dazzling display of wit.
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