Search Result for "glaring":
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]
2. conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible;
- Example: "a crying shame"
- Example: "an egregious lie"
- Example: "flagrant violation of human rights"
- Example: "a glaring error"
- Example: "gross ineptitude"
- Example: "gross injustice"
- Example: "rank treachery"
[syn: crying(a), egregious, flagrant, glaring, gross, rank]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Glaring \Glar"ing\, a. Clear; notorious; open and bold; barefaced; as, a glaring crime. -- Glar"ing*ly, adv. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Glare \Glare\ (gl[^a]r), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Glared; p. pr. & vb. n. Glaring.] [OE. glaren, gloren; cf. AS. gl[ae]r amber, LG. glaren to glow or burn like coals, D. gloren to glimmer; prob. akin to E. glass.] [1913 Webster] 1. To shine with a bright, dazzling light. [1913 Webster] The cavern glares with new-admitted light. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To look with fierce, piercing eyes; to stare earnestly, angrily, or fiercely. [1913 Webster] And eye that scorcheth all it glares upon. --Byron. [1913 Webster] 3. To be bright and intense, as certain colors; to be ostentatiously splendid or gay. [1913 Webster] She glares in balls, front boxes, and the ring. --Pope. [1913 Webster]WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
glaring 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] 2: conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible; "a crying shame"; "an egregious lie"; "flagrant violation of human rights"; "a glaring error"; "gross ineptitude"; "gross injustice"; "rank treachery" [syn: crying(a), egregious, flagrant, glaring, gross, rank]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
139 Moby Thesaurus words for "glaring": absolute, arrant, atrocious, bedazzling, blatant, blazing, blinding, bold, brazen, brazenfaced, bright, bright and shining, brilliant, capital, cheap, chintzy, classical, clean-cut, clear, clear as crystal, clear-cut, coarse, colorful, complete, conspicuous, consummate, crass, crude, crystal-clear, dazzling, decided, defined, definite, definitive, disgraceful, distinct, downright, effulgent, egregious, evident, excessive, extravagant, extreme, flagitious, flagrant, flamboyant, flaming, flaring, flashy, flaunting, fulgent, fulgid, garish, gaudy, glary, gorgeous, gross, hanging out, harsh, heinous, in focus, in relief, in the foreground, inordinate, intolerable, loud, lurid, manifest, meretricious, notable, noticeable, notorious, obtrusive, obvious, ostensible, out-and-out, outrageous, outright, outstanding, overbright, overt, patent, perfect, plain, positive, precious, profound, prominent, pronounced, proper, rank, raw, refulgent, regular, resplendent, salient, scandalous, screaming, sensational, shameless, shattering, shocking, shrieking, spectacular, splendent, splendid, splendorous, staring, stark, stark-staring, sticking out, striking, strong, superlative, surpassing, tawdry, the veriest, thorough, thoroughgoing, tinsel, total, unbearable, unconcealed, unconscionable, undeniable, unequivocal, unmistakable, unmitigated, unqualified, unrelieved, unspoiled, utter, visible, vivid, vulgar, well-defined, well-marked, well-pronounced, well-resolved