Legal Dictionary

dazzle

Definition of dazzle

Etymology

    Frequentative of daze.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈdzəl/
  • Rhymes: -zəl

Verb

to dazzle (third-person singular simple present dazzles, present participle dazzling, simple past and past participle dazzled)

  1. (transitive) To confuse the sight of by means of excessive brightness.

    Dazzled by the headlights of the lorry, the deer stopped in the middle of the street and was run over.
  2. (transitive, figuratively) To render incapable of thinking clearly; to overwhelm with showiness or brilliance.

    The delegates were dazzled by the originality of his arguments.

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