Definition of daze noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//deɪz//
; NAmE NAmE//deɪz//
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Word Origin Middle English: back-formation from dazed (adjective), from Old Norse dasathr ‘weary’; compare with Swedish dasa ‘lie idle’.Idioms in a confused state I've been in a complete daze since hearing the news.
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