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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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