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Definition of Blushing


  1. of Blush
  2. Showing blushes; rosy red; having a warm and delicate color like some roses and other flowers; blooming; ruddy; roseate.
  3. The act of turning red; the appearance of a reddish color or flush upon the cheeks.

Blushing Quotations

If I were the blushing kind, I would blush to be called a hero.
Aung San Suu Kyi

People are crying up the rich and variegated plumage of the peacock, and he is himself blushing at the sight of his ugly feet.

Self-sacrifice enables us to sacrifice other people without blushing.
George Bernard Shaw

Blushing is thought to be linked to increased levels of norepinephrine in the brain, which may be associated with romantic feelings. It signals that we are interested and excited, which is attractive to men.
Helen Fisher

We can consciously end our life almost anytime we choose. This ability is an endowment, like laughing and blushing, given to no other animal... in any given moment, by not exercising the option of suicide, we are choosing to live.
Peter McWilliams
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Blushing Translations

blushing in Spanish is ruborizado
blushing in Swedish is rodnande
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