Definition of dazzle in English:

dazzle

Line breaks: daz¦zle
Pronunciation: /ˈdaz(ə)l
 
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verb

[with object]

noun

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  • Brightness that blinds someone temporarily: I screwed my eyes up against the dazzle
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    • I need to constantly remind myself where I came from; I don't want to forget that because it is very easy to forget in the whole dazzle and the glamour of my job.
    • It sent the cave in to a sparkling blue dazzle, as the walls were made of a sapphire like stone.
    • It wasn't Oscar's best work - low on razzle and with a noticeable dearth of dazzle.
    Synonyms

Derivatives

dazzlement

noun
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  • The Ligeti, done with the soloist Christian Tetzlaff, was sheer dazzlement, a brilliantly ingenious manipulation of remote sonorities.
  • But at night they saw the world in an infinite variety of blacks, whites, and grays, and with a sharpness and clarity that the dazzlement of color often hides from normal-sighted people.
  • The 50th Anniversary of Taylor's own company joyously offers a body of work here-including a small, precious dazzlement of masterpieces - to be maintained.

Origin

late 15th century (in the sense 'be dazzled'): frequentative of the verb daze.

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