- to impress forcefully, especially so as to make oblivious to faults or shortcomings: Audiences were bedazzled by her charm.
- to dazzle so as to blind or confuse: The glare of the headlights bedazzled him.
Origin of bedazzle
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Related Words for bedazzlementglare, reflection, beam, burst, flare, radiation, gleam, sparkle, flame, blaze, glimmer, glint, spark, ray, glitter, vision, glow, streak, shine, dazzle
Examples from the Web for bedazzlement
Historical Examples of bedazzlement
Simon's bedazzlement at Charles's tribute to him turned in an instant to anger.The Saracen: The Holy War
She was again radiant, and in some bedazzlement of mind he arose and followed her.A Virginia Cousin & Bar Harbor Tales
Mrs Burton Harrison
In some city there goes up a great club-house—the architecture, the furniture, all the equipment a bedazzlement of wealth.New Tabernacle Sermons
Thomas De Witt Talmage
Before this horizon of marvels, Bouvard and Pécuchet experienced a kind of bedazzlement.Bouvard and Pcuchet
But now I saw things—I know not how; assuredly with no mortal eyes—and that defect of bedazzlement blinded me no longer.The Plattner Story and Others
H. G. Wells
- (tr) to dazzle or confuse, as with brilliance