Definition of searing
1 : very hot
2 : marked by extreme intensity, harshness, or emotional power <searing pain> <a searing review> <a searing portrayal>
Examples of searing in a sentence
the searing heat of the fire
She felt a searing pain in her foot.
She made a searing attack on her political enemies.
First Known Use of searing
SEARING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of searing for English Language Learners
: very hot
: extremely intense, severe, etc.
of writing or speech : very strong and critical
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