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Fazed vs Hazed - What's the difference?

fazed | hazed |

As verbs the difference between fazed and hazed

is that fazed is past tense of faze while hazed is past tense of haze.

As an adjective hazed is

affected by haze; hazy.




  • (faze)

  • faze


    Alternative forms

    * feaze


  • (informal) To frighten or cause hesitation; to daunt, put off (usually used in the negative), to perturb, to disconcert.
  • Jumping out of an airplane does not faze him, yet he is afraid to ride a roller coaster.

    Usage notes

    * Citations for in the start in 1830; usage was established by 1890. * The word phase is sometimes used incorrectly for ; they are distinct terms.





  • (haze)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Affected by haze; hazy.
  • * 1923 , (editor), Collected Scientific Papers of John Aitken, LL.D., F.R.S.
  • With W., N.W., and N. winds the air is very clear, whereas from all other directions it is very much hazed'. All winds from E. by S. to SW are nearly ten times more ' hazed than those from the NW quadrant.
  • * 2004 , Matthew McGuire, Dreams Of Hope , page 37,
  • The images of reality become more and more hazed , more and more dim. Hibernation pulls him away. Floating, the nightmare returns.
  • * 2008 , A. J. Hampton, Hostile Devotions , unnumbered page,
  • As she rocked against him, she couldn?t stop watching his murky eyes grow even more hazed .
  • (of a photograph) Clouded, especially due to accidental exposure to light.
  • (Australia, slang) Drunk.