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to worry or disturb: The ghost story didn’t faze the children.
Not to be confused with:
phase – a stage in development: The toddler is just going through a phase.
tr.v. fazed, faz·ing, faz·es
To disrupt the composure of; disconcert. See Synonyms at embarrass.
[Middle English fesen, to drive away, frighten, from Old English fēsian.]
(tr) to disconcert; worry; disturb
[C19: variant of feeze]
v.t. fazed, faz•ing.
to cause to be disturbed or disconcerted; daunt; fluster.
[1820–30, Amer.; dial. form. of feeze vexation]
Past participle: fazed
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unman - cause to lose one's nerve; "an unmanning experience"