But others walked quietly in a daze or lay on their backs and started at the sky.
Svetlana and Ksenya would agree with that assessment—they remember arriving in a daze.
I was in a daze, still wearing clothes stiffened with evaporated sea salt.
Earlier today, I walked around the kitchen holding one of those pink snappers, half in a daze, thinking what I could do with it.
The nervous father clenched the railing in a daze, and cowered before the ministerial heckling.
It may have been the shrieks of the victims or the glare from the fire that brought him out of the daze.
She draws the back of her hand across her forehead in an endeavor to bring herself out of the daze.
We went around in a daze for nearly a week, hardly daring to believe that it could be so.
“You have come in good time–in good time,” said he again, as one speaking in a daze.
The girls were gone, and Gail went back to her wash-tubs in a daze.
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.
"a dazed condition," 1825, from daze (v.).