Bedazzlement



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.
Historical Examples

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

Simon’s bedazzlement at Charles’s tribute to him turned in an instant to anger.
The Saracen: The Holy War Robert Shea

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

She was again radiant, and in some bedazzlement of mind he arose and followed her.
A Virginia Cousin & Bar Harbor Tales Mrs Burton Harrison

Before this horizon of marvels, Bouvard and Pécuchet experienced a kind of bedazzlement.
Bouvard and Pcuchet Gustave Flaubert

verb
(transitive) to dazzle or confuse, as with brilliance
v.

1590s, from be- + dazzle (v.). Related: Bedazzled; bedazzling.

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