blinding

adjective blind·ing \ ˈblīn-diŋ \

Definition of blinding

1 :causing or seeming to cause blindness :making sight difficult or impossible
  • a blinding light
  • a blinding snowstorm
  • a blinding headache [=an extremely painful headache]
2 :extremely or impressively fast
  • a runner with blinding speed

blindingly

adverb
    • a blindingly bright light
    • blindingly fast speed

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First Known Use of blinding

1786


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