Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb dazzle

2 senses of dazzle

Sense 1
dazzle, bedazzle, daze -- (to cause someone to lose clear vision, especially from intense light; "She was dazzled by the bright headlights")
       => blind -- (render unable to see)

Sense 2
dazzle -- (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")
       => amaze, astonish, astound -- (affect with wonder; "Your ability to speak six languages amazes me!")

Antonyms of adj dazzled

2 senses of dazzled

Sense 1
dazzled -- (having vision overcome temporarily by or as if by intense light; "she shut her dazzled eyes against the sun's brilliance")

INDIRECT (VIA blind) -> sighted -- (able to see)

Sense 2
dazzled -- (stupefied or dizzied by something overpowering; "I fall back dazzled at beholding myself all rosy red, / At having, I myself, caused the sun to rise."- `Chanticler' by Rostand)

INDIRECT (VIA confused) -> clearheaded, clear-thinking -- (not mentally confused; able to think clearly and act intelligently)

Similarity of adj dazzled

2 senses of dazzled

Sense 1
dazzled -- (having vision overcome temporarily by or as if by intense light; "she shut her dazzled eyes against the sun's brilliance")
       => blind (vs. sighted), unsighted -- (unable to see; "a person is blind to the extent that he must devise alternative techniques to do efficiently those things he would do with sight if he had normal vision"--Kenneth Jernigan)

Sense 2
dazzled -- (stupefied or dizzied by something overpowering; "I fall back dazzled at beholding myself all rosy red, / At having, I myself, caused the sun to rise."- `Chanticler' by Rostand)
       => confused (vs. clearheaded) -- (mentally confused; unable to think with clarity or act intelligently; "the flood of questions left her bewildered and confused")

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