Dim vs Blinding - What's the difference?

dim | blinding |

As a proper noun dim

is tue (tuesday).

As a verb blinding is


As an adjective blinding is

very bright (as if to cause blindness).

As an adverb blinding is

(neologism) to an extreme degree; blindingly.

As a noun blinding is

the act of causing blindness.




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  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Very bright (as if to cause blindness).
  • Making blind or as if blind; depriving of sight or of understanding.
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  • *:Turning back, then, toward the basement staircase, she began to grope her way through blinding darkness, but had taken only a few uncertain steps when, of a sudden, she stopped short and for a little stood like a stricken thing, quite motionless save that she quaked to her very marrow in the grasp of a great and enervating fear.
  • Brilliant; marvellous.
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  • Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • (neologism) To an extreme degree; blindingly.
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  • * {{quote-news, title=US Note Yields Near 4-Month High Before Durable Goods Report
  • , work=Bloomberg, date=May 24, year=2007, passage=Roger Yates, chief executive officer of Henderson Group Plc in London, which oversees about $125 billion said Greenspan's remarks were "blinding obvious".}}


    (en noun)
  • The act of causing blindness.
  • A thin coat of sand or gravel used to fill holes in a new road surface.
  • A thin sprinkling of sand or chippings laid on a newly tarred surface.