- shining with or reflecting a harshly bright or brilliant light.
- very conspicuous or obvious; flagrant: several glaring errors in spelling.
- staring in a fiercely or angrily piercing manner.
- excessively showy or bright; garish.
Origin of glaring
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Related Wordssplendidly, brilliantly, incredibly, largely, tremendously, markedly, mightily, notably, indeed, vastly, highly, extremely, remarkably, enormously, immeasurably, hugely, immensely, blazingly, dazzlingly, glaringly
Examples from the Web for glaringly
And most glaringly, the fabulously wealthy woman professing to shoulder the burdens of the poor.Can Suze Orman Save America?
November 10, 2013
The glaringly obvious reason is that, upon her election to Parliament in April 2012, Suu Kyi became a politician.Why Does Aung San Suu Kyi Not Speak Up?
July 1, 2013
He did specify a few changes—which apply only to legal immigrants and which are glaringly beside the main point.Immigration Could Sink Mitt Romney Regardless of Supreme Court Rulings
June 26, 2012
President Obama was also glaringly shortsighted in Los Cabos.Obama and Felipe Calderón Blow Chance to Talk Substance at G-20
John M. Ackerman
June 21, 2012
If that tax is set too high, it can discourage even the most glaringly urgent transfers of control.The Right Way to Tax Mitt Romney
January 17, 2012
There is not an imperfection which is not glaringly displayed.The Heart of Nature
To be sure, her sisters had, but she could not see that they were glaringly happy.
In a country like this, the plea of necessity for crime is glaringly impious.Select Temperance Tracts
American Tract Society
Then the lights came on, glaringly bright after the darkness, and he saw the Varn.Cry from a Far Planet
Their faces were painted, but not so glaringly as those of the warriors.The Riflemen of the Ohio
Joseph A. Altsheler
- conspicuousa glaring omission
- dazzling or garish
Word Origin and History for glaringly
late 14c., from present participle of glare. Meaning "obtrusively conspicuous" is from 1706.