blinding blinding  /b ˈlaɪn dɪŋ/


  • (adj) shining intensely



  1. The only way to conduct the work was to get above that blinding blanket and look across clear, airless space.
  2. The colors are blinding, the fast cuts almost nauseating.
  3. Barely a week passes without a flash bulletin blinding us with news of another prominent preadult who is in the family way or showing off her underthings.


  1. West Allis House Fire

    residents say smoke was blinding
    on June 19, 2013     Source: CBS 58 Milwaukee

  2. New Virus Delivery Method Could Help Treat Blinding Diseases

    Researchers have developed an easier method to insert viruses carrying special genes into the eye. Their eventual goal is restoring sight destroyed by blinding diseases.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Yahoo! Contributor Network via Yahoo! News

  3. Lubbock takes cover as hailstones pound city

    It only took a split second for a light rain to transform into a blinding hail storm Monday night, forcing drivers to scramble and find cover.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: KCBD-TV Lubbock


  1. "Some of this will happen over time," Rice told reporters aboard Air Force One, en route to Kuwait. "There isn't going to be a blinding flash in any of this, not on this trip, not on the next trip. But this is a process that is moving...
    on Jan 10, 2008 By: Condoleezza Rice Source: USA Today

  2. "He didn't call for one blinding light shining from Washington," Obama said. "He didn't just call for a few bright lights from the biggest nonprofits. . . . He called for a vast galaxy of people and institutions working to solve problems in...
    on Oct 16, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. Without H5N1 samples from affected countries, Chan said that "you are tying my hands, you're muffling my ears, you're blinding my eyes."
    on May 16, 2007 By: Margaret Chan Source: Washington Post

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