daze daze  /ˈdeɪz/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the feeling of distress and disbelief that you have when something bad happens accidentally
  2. (n) confusion characterized by lack of clarity
  3. (v) to cause someone to lose clear vision, especially from intense light
  4. (v) overcome as with astonishment or disbelief

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The criminal investigation could eventually spread to include any or all the pardons granted in the final daze of Clinton's second term.
  2. Somewhere in the back of my mind, I must have remembered those picketers, because even in the daze of the moment my thoughts turned immediately to our driver.
  3. By the time Donohue left in a daze for breakfast, though, a female RA had already arrived and called the campus rescue squad from Donohue's room phone.

News

  1. Railroad Daze a big success for Franklin Park

    FRANKLIN PARK — Sharing a basket of french fries and a can of Arizona iced tea, the Palencia family sat on a bench along Franklin Avenue and took in the sights and sounds of this year’s Railroad Daze.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Franklin Park Herald-Journal

  2. V-Esta Daze being held this weekend

    V-Esta Daze is being held this Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and over the three-day weekend a variety of activities are being held.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Redwood Falls Gazette

  3. Railroad Daze continues Sunday in Franklin Park

    FRANKLIN PARK — Sharing a basket of french fries and a can of Arizona iced tea, the Palencia family sat on a bench along Franklin Avenue and took in the sights and sounds of this year’s Railroad Daze.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Franklin Park Herald-Journal

Quotes

  1. "All of us, it didn't matter if you knew it or not, all of us ran off the field," Angels center fielder Torii Hunter said. "I ran off the field and thought maybe [Paul] Konerko struck out the inning before. We were all in a daze, and we were...
    on Jul 5, 2010 By: Torii Hunter Source: Anaheim Angels

  2. In answer to a question from Doris of Lake Wylie, SC, Kornblut wrote that Obama gave a 17-minute response that lulled "the crowd into a daze" as "his discursive answer - more than 2,500 words long - wandered from topic to topic."
    on Apr 5, 2010 By: Anne Kornblut Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  3. "We're all really excited about the way he played," Cammalleri said of the rookie goalie. "After the game I went over to congratulate him. He looked like he was in a daze."
    on Sep 29, 2007 By: Michael Cammalleri Source: Toronto Star

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