daze

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See also: dążę

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Etymology[edit]

Middle English, back-formation from dazed, perhaps ultimately from Old Norse *dasa, dasathr. Compare dasask (to become weary), with reflexive suffix -sk, Swedish dasa (lie idly), and Icelandic dasask (to make weary with cold).

Alternatively from Middle Dutch dasen (act silly).

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daze (plural dazes)

  1. The state of being dazed
    He was in a daze.
  2. (mining) A glittering stone.

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Verb[edit]

daze (third-person singular simple present dazes, present participle dazing, simple past and past participle dazed)

  1. (transitive) To stun or stupefy, for example with bright light, with a blow, with cold, or with fear
    Synonyms: confuse, benumb

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