Daz·zle v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dazzled p. pr. & vb. n. Dazzling ]
1. To overpower with light; to confuse the sight of by brilliance of light.
Those heavenly shapes
Will dazzle now the earthly, with their blaze
Insufferably bright. --Milton.
An unreflected light did never yet
Dazzle the vision feminine. --Sir H. Taylor.
2. To bewilder or surprise with brilliancy or display of any kind. “Dazzled and drove back his enemies.”
Daz·zle, v. i.
1. To be overpoweringly or intensely bright; to excite admiration by brilliancy.
Ah, friend! to dazzle, let the vain design. --Pope.
2. To be overpowered by light; to be confused by excess of brightness.
An overlight maketh the eyes dazzle. --Bacon.
I dare not trust these eyes;
They dance in mists, and dazzle with surprise. --Dryden.
Daz·zle, n. A light of dazzling brilliancy.
n : brightness enough to blind partially and temporarily
v 1: to cause someone to lose clear vision, especially from
intense light; "She was dazzled by the bright
headlights" [syn: bedazzle, daze]
2: amaze or bewilder, as with brilliant wit or intellect or
skill; "Her arguments dazzled everyone"; "The dancer
dazzled the audience with his turns and jumps"