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[blur-ee] /ˈblɜr i/
adjective, blurrier, blurriest.
blurred; indistinct.
Origin of blurry
blur + -y1
Related forms
blurrily, adverb
blurriness, noun Unabridged
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  • It would explain her luminous pallor, if not her blurriness; and, too, her eyes did not seem to function in the light.

    The Tree of Life Catherine Lucille Moore
  • In those taken when it flared most brightly, the blurriness was especially marked.

    Creatures of the Abyss Murray Leinster
Word Origin and History for blurriness



1855, from blur + -y (2). Related: Blurrily; blurriness.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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