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faze

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.
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faze

 (fāz)
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.]
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faze

(feɪz)
vb
(tr) to disconcert; worry; disturb
[C19: variant of feeze]
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faze

(feɪz)

v.t. fazed, faz•ing.
to cause to be disturbed or disconcerted; daunt; fluster.
[1820–30, Amer.; dial. form. of feeze vexation]
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faze


Past participle: fazed
Gerund: fazing

Imperative
faze
faze
Present
I faze
you faze
he/she/it fazes
we faze
you faze
they faze
Preterite
I fazed
you fazed
he/she/it fazed
we fazed
you fazed
they fazed
Present Continuous
I am fazing
you are fazing
he/she/it is fazing
we are fazing
you are fazing
they are fazing
Present Perfect
I have fazed
you have fazed
he/she/it has fazed
we have fazed
you have fazed
they have fazed
Past Continuous
I was fazing
you were fazing
he/she/it was fazing
we were fazing
you were fazing
they were fazing
Past Perfect
I had fazed
you had fazed
he/she/it had fazed
we had fazed
you had fazed
they had fazed
Future
I will faze
you will faze
he/she/it will faze
we will faze
you will faze
they will faze
Future Perfect
I will have fazed
you will have fazed
he/she/it will have fazed
we will have fazed
you will have fazed
they will have fazed
Future Continuous
I will be fazing
you will be fazing
he/she/it will be fazing
we will be fazing
you will be fazing
they will be fazing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been fazing
you have been fazing
he/she/it has been fazing
we have been fazing
you have been fazing
they have been fazing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been fazing
you will have been fazing
he/she/it will have been fazing
we will have been fazing
you will have been fazing
they will have been fazing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been fazing
you had been fazing
he/she/it had been fazing
we had been fazing
you had been fazing
they had been fazing
Conditional
I would faze
you would faze
he/she/it would faze
we would faze
you would faze
they would faze
Past Conditional
I would have fazed
you would have fazed
he/she/it would have fazed
we would have fazed
you would have fazed
they would have fazed
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.faze - disturb the composure offaze - disturb the composure of    
unman - cause to lose one's nerve; "an unmanning experience"
discomfit, discompose, untune, upset, disconcert - cause to lose one's composure
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faze

verb
To cause (a person) to be self-consciously distressed:
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Translations

faze

[feɪz] VT (= disturb) → perturbar, desconcertar
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faze

[ˈfeɪz] vtdémonter
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faze

vt (inf)
(= take aback)verdattern (inf); the question didn’t faze me at alldie Frage brachte mich keineswegs aus der Fassung
(= daunt)entmutigen; do not be fazed by the entrance examlass dich von der Aufnahmeprüfung nicht abschrecken
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"I appreciate the fans are worried about being in the bottom three but it's not fazing us and it's certainly not fazing the gaffer," he said.
"I'm fazing out the dot-org, because it's not commonplace--it never felt right," says Eisen.