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daze

 (dāz)
tr.v. dazed, daz·ing, daz·es
1. To stun or bewilder, as with a heavy blow or shock; stupefy: "He fell with a thud that dazed him" (Jean Toomer).
2. To dazzle, as with strong light.
n.
A stunned or bewildered condition: The news left us all in a daze.

[Middle English dasen, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse dasask, to become weary.]

daze

(deɪz)
vb (tr)
1. to stun or stupefy, esp by a blow or shock
2. to bewilder, amaze, or dazzle
n
a state of stunned confusion or shock (esp in the phrase in a daze)
[C14: from Old Norse dasa-, as in dasask to grow weary]
dazedly adv

daze

(deɪz)

v. dazed, daz•ing,
n. v.t.
1. to stun or stupefy with a blow, shock, etc.
2. to overwhelm; dazzle.
n.
3. a dazed condition.
[1275–1325; Middle English < Old Norse dasa- (as in dasask to become weary); compare Dan dase to doze, mope]
daz′ed•ly, adv.
daz′ed•ness, n.

daze


Past participle: dazed
Gerund: dazing

Imperative
daze
daze
Present
I daze
you daze
he/she/it dazes
we daze
you daze
they daze
Preterite
I dazed
you dazed
he/she/it dazed
we dazed
you dazed
they dazed
Present Continuous
I am dazing
you are dazing
he/she/it is dazing
we are dazing
you are dazing
they are dazing
Present Perfect
I have dazed
you have dazed
he/she/it has dazed
we have dazed
you have dazed
they have dazed
Past Continuous
I was dazing
you were dazing
he/she/it was dazing
we were dazing
you were dazing
they were dazing
Past Perfect
I had dazed
you had dazed
he/she/it had dazed
we had dazed
you had dazed
they had dazed
Future
I will daze
you will daze
he/she/it will daze
we will daze
you will daze
they will daze
Future Perfect
I will have dazed
you will have dazed
he/she/it will have dazed
we will have dazed
you will have dazed
they will have dazed
Future Continuous
I will be dazing
you will be dazing
he/she/it will be dazing
we will be dazing
you will be dazing
they will be dazing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been dazing
you have been dazing
he/she/it has been dazing
we have been dazing
you have been dazing
they have been dazing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been dazing
you will have been dazing
he/she/it will have been dazing
we will have been dazing
you will have been dazing
they will have been dazing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been dazing
you had been dazing
he/she/it had been dazing
we had been dazing
you had been dazing
they had been dazing
Conditional
I would daze
you would daze
he/she/it would daze
we would daze
you would daze
they would daze
Past Conditional
I would have dazed
you would have dazed
he/she/it would have dazed
we would have dazed
you would have dazed
they would have dazed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.daze - the feeling of distress and disbelief that you have when something bad happens accidentallydaze - the feeling of distress and disbelief that you have when something bad happens accidentally; "his mother's death left him in a daze"; "he was numb with shock"
stupefaction - a feeling of stupefied astonishment
2.daze - confusion characterized by lack of clarity
confusedness, disarray, mental confusion, muddiness, confusion - a mental state characterized by a lack of clear and orderly thought and behavior; "a confusion of impressions"
Verb1.daze - to cause someone to lose clear vision, especially from intense lightdaze - to cause someone to lose clear vision, especially from intense light; "She was dazzled by the bright headlights"
blind - render unable to see
2.daze - overcome as with astonishment or disbeliefdaze - overcome as with astonishment or disbelief; "The news stunned her"
desensitise, desensitize - cause not to be sensitive; "The war desensitized many soldiers"; "The photographic plate was desensitized"

daze

verb
1. stun, shock, paralyse, numb, stupefy, benumb The blow caught me on the temple and dazed me.
2. confuse, surprise, amaze, blind, astonish, stagger, startle, dazzle, bewilder, astound, perplex, flummox, dumbfound, nonplus, flabbergast (informal), befog We were dazed by the sheer size of the spectacle.
noun
1. shock (usually used in the phrase `in a daze') confusion, distraction, trance, bewilderment, stupor, trancelike state I was walking around in a daze.

daze

verb
1. To dull the senses, as with a heavy blow, a shock, or fatigue:
Chiefly Regional: maze.
2. To confuse with bright light:
noun
Translations
ذُهول، فُقْدان الوَعْييُفقِدُهُ وَعْيَهُ
jako ve snáchomráčeníomráčitzmást
blive fortumletblive forvirretforvirring
kábít
ringla, gera agndofavera ringlaîur
apmulsinātapmulsumsapstulbinātapstulbums
ako vo sne
zmedenost

daze

[deɪz]
A. Naturdimiento m
to be in a dazeestar aturdido
B. VT
1. [drug, blow] → atontar, aturdir; (= confuse) → aturdir
2. (fig) [news] → aturdir, atolondrar

daze

[ˈdeɪz]
vt
[drug] → hébéter
[blow] → étourdir
n
in a daze (= in a state of shock) → hébété(e) (= confused) → dans la confusion

daze

nBenommenheit f; in a dazeganz benommen

daze

[deɪz]
1. n in a dazestordito/a, inebetito/a
2. vt (subj, drug) → inebetire; (blow) → stordire

daze

(deiz) verb
to make confused (eg by a blow or a shock). She was dazed by the news.
noun
a bewildered or absent-minded state. She's been going around in a daze all day.
dazed adjective
confused (by a blow etc). He came in looking dazed with shock.

daze

n. ofuscación, desorientación.

daze

n aturdimiento, mareo, estado de confusión o desorientación sin agitación; in a — aturdido, atarantado, mareado; vt aturdir, atarantar
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