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staring Explained

staring at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

['sterıŋ]

staring at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

88 Moby Thesaurus words for "staring":
agape, aghast, agog, all agog, amazed, arrant, astonished,
astounded, at gaze, awed, awestruck, beguiled, bewildered,
bewitched, blatant, bold, breathless, captivated, clean-cut, clear,
clear as crystal, clear-cut, confounded, conspicuous,
crystal-clear, defined, definite, distinct, dumbfounded,
dumbstruck, enchanted, enraptured, enravished, enthralled,
entranced, evident, fascinated, flabbergasted, flagrant, gaping,
gauping, gazing, glaring, hanging out, hypnotized, in awe,
in awe of, in focus, in relief, in the foreground, lost in wonder,
marveling, mesmerized, notable, noticeable, notorious, obtrusive,
obvious, open-eyed, openmouthed, ostensible, outstanding,
overwhelmed, patent, plain, popeyed, prominent, pronounced,
puzzled, rapt in wonder, salient, spellbound, staggered,
stark-staring, sticking out, striking, stupefied, surprised,
thunderstruck, under a charm, unmistakable, well-defined,
well-marked, well-pronounced, well-resolved, wide-eyed,
wonder-struck, wondering

staring at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[ADJ] (Visibility): visible, perceptible, perceivable, discernible, apparent, in view, in full view, in sight, exposed to view, in the foreground, obvious, manifest, plain, clear, distinct, definite, well defined, in focus, recognizable, palpable, glaring, staring, conspicuous.

staring at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Stare \Stare\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {stared}; p. pr. & vb. n.
{staring}.] [AS. starian; akin to LG. & D. staren, OHG.
star[=e]n, G. starren, Icel. stara; cf. Icel. stira, Dan.
stirre, Sw. stirra, and G. starr stiff, rigid, fixed, Gr. ?
solid (E. stereo-), Skr. sthira firm, strong. [root]166. Cf.
{Sterile}.]
1. To look with fixed eyes wide open, as through fear,
wonder, surprise, impudence, etc.; to fasten an earnest
and prolonged gaze on some object.

For ever upon the ground I see thee stare.
--Chaucer.

Look not big, nor stamp, nor stare, nor fret.
--Shak.

2. To be very conspicuous on account of size, prominence,
color, or brilliancy; as, staring windows or colors.

3. To stand out; to project; to bristle. [Obs.]

Makest my blood cold, and my hair to stare. --Shak.

Take off all the staring straws and jags in the
hive. --Mortimer.

Syn: To gaze; to look earnestly. See {Gaze}.

staring at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

staring
adv : with a stare; "`quoi?' asked Blanchard, staring" [syn: {staringly}]

staring
adj 1: (used of eyes) open and fixed as if in fear or wonder;
"staring eyes" [syn: {agaze}]
2: without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative)
intensifiers; "an arrant fool"; "a complete coward"; "a
consummate fool"; "a double-dyed villain"; "gross
negligence"; "a perfect idiot"; "pure folly"; "what a
sodding mess"; "stark staring mad"; "a thoroughgoing
villain"; "utter nonsense" [syn: {arrant(a)}, {complete(a)},
{consummate(a)}, {double-dyed(a)}, {everlasting(a)}, {gross(a)},
{perfect(a)}, {pure(a)}, {sodding(a)}, {stark(a)}, {staring(a)},
{thoroughgoing(a)}, {utter(a)}]

staring at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Pronunciation

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Verb

staring
  • Inter: present participle of » stare

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  • Translation: de » staring
    Translation: es » staring
    Translation: fr » staring
    Translation: kn » staring
    Translation: ku » staring
    Translation: li » staring
    Translation: hu » staring
    Translation: my » staring
    Translation: ja » staring
    Translation: pt » staring
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    Translation: sv » staring
    Translation: ta » staring
    Translation: te » staring
    Translation: vi » staring