faze

[feyz]
verb (used with object), fazed, fazing.
to cause to be disturbed or disconcerted; daunt: The worst insults cannot faze him.

Origin:
1820–30, Americanism; dial. form of feeze

faze, phase.


disconcert, discomfit, perturb, fluster, confound.
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faze (feɪz)
 
vb
(tr) to disconcert; worry; disturb
 
[C19: variant of feeze]

fazed (feɪzd)
 
adj
disconcerted; worried; disturbed

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faze
1830 Amer.Eng. variant of Kentish dialect feeze "to frighten, alarm, discomfit" (mid-15c.), from O.E. fesian, fysian "drive away," from P.Gmc. *fausjanan. Related: Fazed; fazing.
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Example sentences
The problem is he doesn't seem fazed by the consequences.
They're going to get themselves ready to face adversity, to step up and not be
  fazed.
Of course, not everyone is fazed by strange transportation behavior.
He was smiling-lovely teeth, great confidence, not fazed at all.
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