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DAZZLING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does dazzling mean? 

DAZZLING (adjective)
  The adjective DAZZLING has 2 senses:

1. amazingly impressive; suggestive of the flashing of lightning
2. shining intensely

  Familiarity information: DAZZLING used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DAZZLING (adjective)


Sense 1dazzling [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Amazingly impressive; suggestive of the flashing of lightning

Synonyms:

dazzling; eye-popping; fulgurant; fulgurous

Context examples:

the skater's dazzling virtuosic leaps / these great best canvases still look as astonishing and as invitingly new as they did...when...his fulgurant popularity was in full growth / adventures related...in a style both vivid and fulgurous

Similar:

impressive (making a strong or vivid impression)


Sense 2dazzling [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Shining intensely

Synonyms:

blazing; glary; glaring; fulgent; blinding; dazzling

Context examples:

the blazing sun / blinding headlights / dazzling snow / fulgent patterns of sunlight / the glaring sun

Similar:

bright (emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts)


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