blinking

Definitions of blinking
  1. adjective
    closing the eyes intermittently and rapidly
    “he stood blinking in the bright sunlight”
    synonyms: winking
    closed, shut
    used especially of mouth or eyes
  2. noun
    a reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly
    synonyms: blink, eye blink, nictation, nictitation, wink, winking
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    types:
    palpebration
    repeated blinking or winking (especially if uncontrolled and persistent)
    type of:
    inborn reflex, innate reflex, instinctive reflex, physiological reaction, reflex, reflex action, reflex response, unconditioned reflex
    an automatic instinctive unlearned reaction to a stimulus
  3. adjective
    informal intensifiers
    Synonyms:
    unmitigated
    not diminished or moderated in intensity or severity; sometimes used as an intensifier
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