verb (used with object), dazed, daz·ing.
Origin of daze
Examples from the Web for dazed
In 2010, Jake Holmes sued over “Dazed and Confused,” claiming it bore a strong resemblance to his own song of the same name.‘No Stairway, Denied!’ Led Zeppelin Lawsuit Winds on Down the Road|Keith Phipps|October 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He was the guy who hit people with paddles in Dazed and Confused.Kevin Smith's Marijuanaissance: On 'Tusk,' 'Falling Out' with Ben Affleck, and 20 Years of 'Clerks'|Marlow Stern|September 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Everyone was dazed by their look at death, but relieved by the opportunity to decompress.
If not for movies like Dazed and Confused, hemp would have all but disappeared from American discourse.
Many veterans lie in hospitals across the nation, dazed and confused.GOP Hypocrisy: Outraged Over Benghazi, Silent on Iraq|Jay Parini|May 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Presently her broken sleep passed into half-wakeful consciousness, and she sat up, looking round her with a dazed glance.Phroso|Anthony Hope
And there they sat, looking at each other, altogether bewildered and dazed, and altogether more infatuated about her than ever.The Unseen Bridgegroom|May Agnes Fleming
Without another word to the dazed trio, she rushed to the curb and commanded the boy to assist her into the saddle.The Husbands of Edith|George Barr McCutcheon
He began raising the revolver again and the dazed Mel instinctively relayed power to the cart.All In The Mind|Gene L. Henderson
They appear to have evoked a power that they could not control, and so dazed and shocked at the consequences.
Word Origin for daze
"a dazed condition," 1825, from daze (v.).
early 14c., dasen, perhaps from Old Norse *dasa (cf. dasask "to become weary," with reflexive suffix -sk). Or perhaps from Middle Dutch dasen "act silly." Perhaps originally "to make weary with cold," which is the sense of Icelandic dasask (from the Old Norse word). Related: Dazed.