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GLARING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does glaring mean? 

GLARING (adjective)
  The adjective GLARING has 2 senses:

1. shining intensely
2. conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible

  Familiarity information: GLARING used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


GLARING (adjective)


Sense 1glaring [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Shining intensely

Synonyms:

blazing; blinding; fulgent; glaring; glary; 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)


Sense 2glaring [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible

Synonyms:

egregious; flagrant; glaring; crying; rank; gross

Context examples:

a crying shame / an egregious lie / flagrant violation of human rights / a glaring error / gross ineptitude / gross injustice / rank treachery

Similar:

conspicuous (obvious to the eye or mind)


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