dazzled

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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.dazzled - having vision overcome temporarily by or as if by intense light; "she shut her dazzled eyes against the sun's brilliance"
blind, unsighted - unable to see; "a person is blind to the extent that he must devise alternative techniques to do efficiently those things he would do with sight if he had normal vision"--Kenneth Jernigan
2.dazzled - stupefied or dizzied by something overpowering; "I fall back dazzled at beholding myself all rosy red, / At having, I myself, caused the sun to rise."- `Chanticler' by Rostand
confused - mentally confused; unable to think with clarity or act intelligently; "the flood of questions left her bewildered and confused"
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