mazed


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maze

 (māz)
n.
1.
a. An intricate, usually confusing network of interconnecting pathways, as in a garden; a labyrinth.
b. A physical situation in which it is easy to get lost: a maze of bureaucratic divisions.
2. A graphic puzzle, the solution of which is an uninterrupted path through an intricate pattern of line segments from a starting point to a goal.
3. Something made up of many confused or conflicting elements; a tangle: a maze of government regulations.
tr.v. mazed, maz·ing, maz·es Chiefly Southern US
1. To bewilder or astonish.
2. To stupefy; daze.

[Middle English mase, confusion, maze, from masen, to confuse, daze, from Old English āmasian, to confound; see amaze.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.mazed - perplexed by many conflicting situations or statementsmazed - perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements; filled with bewilderment; "obviously bemused by his questions"; "bewildered and confused"; "a cloudy and confounded philosopher"; "just a mixed-up kid"; "she felt lost on the first day of school"
perplexed - full of difficulty or confusion or bewilderment; "perplexed language"; "perplexed state of the world"