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blur

blur

 
pronunciation:
blUr
parts of speech:
verb, noun
part of speech: verb
inflections: blurred, blurring, blurs
definition 1: to cause to run together or become confused.
Spilled water blurred the ink on the page.This paragraph blurs several different points.
synonyms:
confuse
similar words:
blot, obscure, smear, veil
definition 2: to make dim; dull the senses of.
That cold medicine blurs my vision.
synonyms:
fog, mist
similar words:
deaden, dim, dull
definition 3: to become less clear or harder to see.
The landscape blurred as we sped past.
synonyms:
mist
similar words:
cloud, fog
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a smudge or unclear mark.
That blur on the page was caused by dirt in the printer.
synonyms:
smudge
similar words:
mark, smear, spot
definition 2: the state of being blurred.
My mind was in a blur after I woke up from my nap.
similar words:
fog, haze
derivations: blurred (adj.), blurry (adj.), blurriness (n.)