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 dazzling

2 senses of dazzling

Sense 1
dazzling, eye-popping, fulgurant, fulgurous -- (amazingly impressive; suggestive of the flashing of lightning; "the skater's dazzling virtuosic leaps"; "these great best canvases still look as astonishing and as invitingly new as they did...when...his fulgurant popularity was in full growth"- Janet Flanner; "adventures related...in a style both vivid and fulgurous"- Idwal Jones)

INDIRECT (VIA impressive) -> unimpressive -- (not capable of impressing)

Sense 2
blazing, blinding, dazzling, fulgent, glaring, glary -- (shining intensely; "the blazing sun"; "blinding headlights"; "dazzling snow"; "fulgent patterns of sunlight"; "the glaring sun")

INDIRECT (VIA bright) -> dull -- (emitting or reflecting very little light; "a dull glow"; "dull silver badly in need of a polish"; "a dull sky")

Similarity of adj dazzling

2 senses of dazzling

Sense 1
dazzling, eye-popping, fulgurant, fulgurous -- (amazingly impressive; suggestive of the flashing of lightning; "the skater's dazzling virtuosic leaps"; "these great best canvases still look as astonishing and as invitingly new as they did...when...his fulgurant popularity was in full growth"- Janet Flanner; "adventures related...in a style both vivid and fulgurous"- Idwal Jones)
       => impressive (vs. unimpressive) -- (making a strong or vivid impression; "an impressive ceremony")

Sense 2
blazing, blinding, dazzling, fulgent, glaring, glary -- (shining intensely; "the blazing sun"; "blinding headlights"; "dazzling snow"; "fulgent patterns of sunlight"; "the glaring sun")
       => bright (vs. dull) -- (emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts; "the sun was bright and hot"; "a bright sunlit room")

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