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EtymologyEdit

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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NounEdit

daze (plural dazes)

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

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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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ReferencesEdit

  • daze” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2018.

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