Definition of Blinding

1. Adjective. Shining intensely. "The glaring sun"

Exact synonyms: Blazing, Dazzling, Fulgent, Glaring, Glary
Similar to: Bright



Definition of Blinding

1. a. Making blind or as if blind; depriving of sight or of understanding; obscuring; as, blinding tears; blinding snow.

2. n. A thin coating of sand and fine gravel over a newly paved road. See Blind, v. t., 4.

Definition of Blinding

1. Verb. (present participle of blind) ¹

2. Adjective. Very bright (as if to cause blindness). ¹

3. Adjective. (UK slang) brilliant; marvellous ¹

4. Adverb. (neologism) To an extreme degree; blindingly. ¹

5. Noun. The act of causing blindness ¹

6. Noun. A thin coat of sand or gravel used to fill holes in a new road surface ¹

7. Noun. A thin sprinkling of sand or chippings laid on a newly tarred surface ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Blinding

1. blind [v] - See also: blind

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Blinding

blinded study
blinder
blinders
blindest
blindeth
blindfish
blindfishes
blindfold
blindfolded
blindfoldedness
blindfolding
blindfoldings
blindfolds
blindgut
blindguts
blinding (current term)
blinding disease
blinding glare
blindingly
blindingness
blindings
blindless
blindly
blindman's bluff
blindman's buff
blindman's holiday
blindness
blindnesses
blinds
blindside

Literary usage of Blinding

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1. The Reign of William Rufus and the Accession of Henry the First by Edward Augustus Freeman (1882)
"397, 398. 3 The question of his blinding has a bearing on the question of the blinding of Duke Robert. See NC vol. vp 849. ..."

2. Nature by Norman Lockyer (1877)
"In Karlskoga a fireball of a blinding clear reddish white lustre was bien high up ... I when bursting asunder to a blinding white, the separate pieces being ..."

3. John L. Stoddard's Lectures: Illustrated and Embellished with Views of the by John Lawson Stoddard (1899)
"... and, rushing furiously into their blinding streams, attempt to capture them like batteries, and turn off the water with their own hands. ..."

4. John L. Stoddard's Lectures by John Lawson Stoddard (1905)
"... and, rushing furiously into their blinding streams, attempt to capture them like batteries, and turn off the water with their own hands. ..."

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