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bemazed

[bih-meyzd]
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adjective Archaic.
  1. muddled; confused; dazed.

Origin of bemazed

First recorded in 1175–1225, bemazed is from the Middle English word bemazen. See be-, maze, -ed2
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Historical Examples

  • My understanding was bemazed, and my senses were taught to distrust their own testimony.

    Arthur Mervyn

    Charles Brockden Brown

  • I can see him still staring at me bemazed with his pipe half-way to his mouth, and the open book laid face downward upon his knee.

  • Aye—an' many's the time 'twas on me tongue to call her a fool for her trouble, ye was that bewitched an' bemazed, lad.

    The Harbor Master

    Theodore Goodridge Roberts


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