dazed

[ deyzd ]
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adjective
  1. stunned or stupefied, as by a blow or shock: After being struck hard on the head by a kicked ball, the dazed forward continued to play despite a painful headache.

  2. overwhelmed by something impressive; dazzled: It took 10 hours and 39 minutes for the Grand Master to topple the final king, leaving the chess community dazed and amazed.

verb
  1. the simple past tense and past participle of daze.

Origin of dazed

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Other words from dazed

  • daz·ed·ly [dey-zid-lee], /ˈdeɪ zɪd li/, adverb
  • daz·ed·ness, noun
  • half-dazed, adjective
  • un·dazed, adjective

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How to use dazed in a sentence

  • For a full half-hour Crozier sat buried in dark reflection, then he slowly raised his head, and for a minute looked round dazedly.

  • Upon awaking, Joshua rubbed his eyes, and then his knees and his elbows; looked around dazedly, and exclaimed.

    The Broken Sword | Dennison Worthington
  • The blow was gently delivered, but it was still a blow—one that, as he walked dazedly from the office, made his courage totter.

    To Him That Hath | Leroy Scott
  • The five looked dazedly at Rogers, at one another, completely at a loss.

    To Him That Hath | Leroy Scott
  • He regained his balance and his breath and glanced dazedly about.

    The Walking Delegate | Leroy Scott