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English noun: daze

1. daze (feeling) the feeling of distress and disbelief that you have when something bad happens accidentally


SamplesHis mother's death left him in a daze.
He was numb with shock.


Synonymsshock, stupor


Broader (hypernym)stupefaction

2. daze (cognition) confusion characterized by lack of clarity


Synonymsfog, haze


Broader (hypernym)confusedness, confusion, disarray, mental confusion, muddiness


English verb: daze

1. daze (perception) to cause someone to lose clear vision, especially from intense light


SamplesShe was dazzled by the bright headlights.


Synonymsbedazzle, dazzle


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)blind

2. daze (perception) overcome as with astonishment or disbelief


SamplesThe news stunned her.


ExamplesThe bad news will daze him, The performance is likely to daze Sue


Synonymsbedaze, stun


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)desensitise, desensitize









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