dazzling
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈdæz.l̩.ɪŋ/, /ˈdæz.lɪŋ/
Verb
  1. present participle of dazzle#English|dazzle
Adjective

dazzling

  1. Shining intensely.
    • 1922 February, James Joyce, Ulysses, Paris: Shakespeare & Co.; Sylvia Beach, OCLC 560090630 ↗; republished London: Published for the Egoist Press, London by John Rodker, Paris, October 1922, OCLC 2297483 ↗:
      , Episode 12, The Cyclops
      The deafening claps of thunder and the dazzling flashes of lightning which lit up the ghastly scene testified that the artillery of heaven had lent its supernatural pomp to the already gruesome spectacle.
  2. Splendid; brilliant
  3. Superlative; astounding
Translations
  • Russian: ослепляющий
Translations Translations Noun

dazzling (plural dazzlings)

  1. The action of the verb to dazzle; dazzlement
    • 1837, Minutes of the General Association of Massachusetts
      Our organization secures the greatest amount of good unbalanced by accomplished evil of any known system, a good which resembles the sober hue of massive gold, rather than the splendid dazzlings of a baser metal.



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