—v.t. 1. to overpower or dim the vision of by intense light: He was dazzled by the sudden sunlight. 2. to impress deeply; astonish with delight: The glorious palace dazzled him.
—v.i. 1. to shine or reflect brilliantly: gems dazzling in the sunlight. 2. to be overpowered by light: Her eyes dazzled in the glare. 3. to excite admiration by brilliance: Once one is accustomed to such splendor, it no longer dazzles.
—n. 1. an act or instance of dazzling: the dazzle of the spotlights. 2. something that dazzles.