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 for dazed
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Daze \Daze\ (d[=a]z), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dazed (d[=a]zd); p.
     pr. & vb. n. Dazing.] [OE. dasen, prob. from Icel. dasask
     to become weary, a reflexive verb; cf. Sw. dasa to lie idle,
     and OD. daesen to be foolish, insane, daes, dwaes, D. dwaas,
     foolish, insane, AS. dw[=ae]s, dysig, stupid. [root]71. Cf.
     Dizzy, Doze.]
     To stupefy with excess of light; with a blow, with cold, or
     with fear; to confuse; to benumb.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           While flashing beams do daze his feeble eyen.
                                                    --Spenser.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           Such souls,
           Whose sudden visitations daze the world. --Sir H.
                                                    Taylor.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           He comes out of the room in a dazed state, that is an
           odd though a sufficient substitute for interest.
                                                    --Dickens.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  dazed \dazed\ adj.
     1. stupefied; conscious but unable to think clearly; --
        usually caused by a blow or other shock.
  
     Syn: foggy, groggy, logy, stuporous.
          [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]
  
     2. stunned from or as if from repeated blows.
  
     Syn: punch-drunk, silly, slaphappy.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  dazed
      adj 1: in a state of mental numbness especially as resulting
             from shock; "he had a dazed expression on his face"; "lay
             semiconscious, stunned (or stupefied) by the blow"; "was
             stupid from fatigue" [syn: dazed, stunned,
             stupefied, stupid(p)]
      2: stunned or confused and slow to react (as from blows or
         drunkenness or exhaustion) [syn: dazed, foggy, groggy,
         logy, stuporous]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  91 Moby Thesaurus words for "dazed":
     addled, apish, asinine, at a loss, baffled, bamboozled, batty,
     beat, bedazzled, befooled, beguiled, besotted, blindfold,
     blindfolded, brainless, buffaloed, buffoonish, cockeyed,
     confounded, crazy, credulous, daffy, daft, darkened, dazzled,
     dizzy, dopey, doting, dumb, excecate, fatuitous, fatuous, flaky,
     floored, fond, fool, foolheaded, foolish, fuddled, futile, gaga,
     goofy, groggy, gulled, hoodwinked, idiotic, imbecile, in a daze,
     in a dilemma, in suspense, inane, inept, infatuated, insane,
     knocked silly, kooky, licked, loony, mad, maudlin, mazed, moronic,
     muddled, mystified, nonplussed, nutty, obscured, on tenterhooks,
     perplexed, punch-drunk, punchy, puzzled, sappy, screwy, senseless,
     sentimental, silly, slaphappy, snow-blind, snow-blinded, stuck,
     stumped, stunned, stupefied, stupid, thoughtless, thrown, wacky,
     wet, witless, woozy
  
  

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