View synonyms for bedazzled


[ bih-daz-uhld ]


  1. forcefully impressed, especially so as to be blind to faults or shortcomings:

    He is off repeating his misinformation to yet another bedazzled audience.

  2. awestruck or overwhelmed by intense light, splendor, beauty, magnificence, etc.:

    At the end of the novel I had the bedazzled sense of having read a truly original and stunning work of art.

  3. adorned with features that are brilliant, sparkly, splendid, etc.:

    They live in this blindingly bedazzled penthouse suite with more crystal than Buckingham Palace.

    My daughter came home wearing a sequin-bedazzled T-shirt she’d made at camp.


  1. the simple past tense and past participle of bedazzle.
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Word History and Origins

Origin of bedazzled1

First recorded in 1765–75; bedazzle ( def ) + -ed 2( def ) for the adjective senses; bedazzle ( def ) + -ed 1( def ) for the verb sense
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Example Sentences

You may look at popular trends and get bedazzled by their randomness.

So, Mrs. Shattuck printed out a cheer resume on purple paper and, as is her way, bedazzled the paper with rhinestones.

The contestants return for the “swimsuit” round, clad in light blue, bedazzled tulle g-strings.

Like Hamlin, McGinley is also no stranger to bedazzled spandex, having also competed on a season of Dancing with the Stars.

It was the eye-opening moment for sports fans: figure skating is as brutal as it is bedazzled.

Together they proved why this wacky, bedazzled Liberace fever dream of a TV show is one that we should never stop watching.

Another bright and futile dream bedazzled the lazier colonists—gold.

It is quite evident that Brantôme's eyes were bedazzled by the glitter of royalty, or was it the glitter of royal gold?

Her appointments with Delmar had interrupted the sittings, and left Pellerin all the time to get bedazzled.

I was fifteen and romantic, and I was bedazzled just as the others were.

In one bedazzled moment we review a whole night of darkness.


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