glaringness

glaring

[glair-ing]
adjective
1.
shining with or reflecting a harshly bright or brilliant light.
2.
very conspicuous or obvious; flagrant: several glaring errors in spelling.
3.
staring in a fiercely or angrily piercing manner.
4.
excessively showy or bright; garish.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English: see glare1, -ing2

glaringly, adverb
glaringness, noun
nonglaring, adjective
unglaring, adjective


1. blinding. 2. prominent, patent. See flagrant. 4. loud, gaudy, flashy.
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glaring (ˈɡlɛərɪŋ)
 
adj
1.  conspicuous: a glaring omission
2.  dazzling or garish
 
'glaringly
 
adv
 
'glaringness
 
n

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glare
mid-13c., "shine brightly," perhaps from M.Du., M.L.G. glaren "to gleam," related by rhoticization to glas (see glass). Sense of "stare fiercely" is from c.1600. O.E. glær meant "amber." Glaring "obtrusively conspicuous" is from 1706.
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