daze

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Etymology[edit]

Perhaps from Old Norse *dasa – compare dasask (to become weary), with reflexive suffix -sk, and Icelandic dasask (to make weary with cold) – or from Middle Dutch dasen (act silly).

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Noun[edit]

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. To stupefy with excess of light, with a blow, with cold, or with fear; to confuse; to benumb.

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References[edit]

  • daze” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2017.