Search Result for "blinding":
1. shining intensely;
- Example: "the blazing sun"
- Example: "blinding headlights"
- Example: "dazzling snow"
- Example: "fulgent patterns of sunlight"
- Example: "the glaring sun"
[syn: blazing, blinding, dazzling, fulgent, glaring, glary]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Blinding \Blind"ing\, a. Making blind or as if blind; depriving of sight or of understanding; obscuring; as, blinding tears; blinding snow. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Blind \Blind\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Blinded; p. pr. & vb. n. Blinding.] 1. To make blind; to deprive of sight or discernment. "To blind the truth and me." --Tennyson. [1913 Webster] A blind guide is certainly a great mischief; but a guide that blinds those whom he should lead is . . . a much greater. --South. [1913 Webster] 2. To deprive partially of vision; to make vision difficult for and painful to; to dazzle. [1913 Webster] Her beauty all the rest did blind. --P. Fletcher. [1913 Webster] 3. To darken; to obscure to the eye or understanding; to conceal; to deceive. [1913 Webster] Such darkness blinds the sky. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] The state of the controversy between us he endeavored, with all his art, to blind and confound. --Stillingfleet. [1913 Webster] 4. To cover with a thin coating of sand and fine gravel; as a road newly paved, in order that the joints between the stones may be filled. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Blinding \Blind"ing\, n. A thin coating of sand and fine gravel over a newly paved road. See Blind, v. t., 4. [1913 Webster]WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
blinding adj 1: shining intensely; "the blazing sun"; "blinding headlights"; "dazzling snow"; "fulgent patterns of sunlight"; "the glaring sun" [syn: blazing, blinding, dazzling, fulgent, glaring, glary]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
99 Moby Thesaurus words for "blinding": ablepsia, absolute, amaurosis, bedazzling, benightedness, bleeding, blessed, blind side, blind spot, blindfolding, blindness, blinking, blooming, blurring the eyes, bright, bright and shining, brilliant, cat-and-doggish, cataract, cecity, confounded, crude, darkness, dazzling, depriving of sight, dim-sightedness, doggone, downright, drippy, driving, drizzling, drizzly, drop serene, drumming, economic blindness, effulgent, ever-during dark, excecation, execrable, eyelessness, flamboyant, flaming, flaring, flashy, flaunting, fulgent, fulgid, garish, gaudy, glaring, glary, glaucoma, gross, gutta serena, hoodwinking, infernal, lack of vision, loud, lurid, making blind, misty, misty-moisty, mizzly, niphablepsia, obscuring, outright, overbright, partial blindness, pelting, pluvial, pluviose, pluvious, pouring, psychic blindness, rainy, rank, raw, reduced sight, refulgent, resplendent, screaming, showery, shrieking, sightless eyes, sightlessness, snow blindness, soul-blindness, spiritual blindness, splendent, splendid, splendorous, stone-blindness, streaming, total blindness, trachoma, unenlightenment, unmitigated, unseeingness, vivid