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glare

2 noun
     
glare2
1 [singular, uncountable] a bright unpleasant light which hurts your eyes
the glare of something
the harsh glare of the desert sun
a special screen to reduce glare
2 [countable] a long angry look [↪ stare]:
She gave him a hostile glare.
3

the glare of publicity/the media/public scrutiny etc

the full attention of newspapers, television etc, especially when you do not want it

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