\ˈblərd \

Definition of blurred 

: characterized by dimness, indistinctness, or obscurity the blurred names on the gravestones : lacking clarity or sharpness : blurry a blurred photograph blurred vision

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blurredly \ˈblər-​əd-​lē \ adverb
I am being lifted into the air—and even as I pant and stare blurredly, limply, mindlessly, a map appears, of the dark ground where I ran … — Harold Brodkey

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Some people also experience blurred vision as an early symptom of type 1 diabetes. Korin Miller, SELF, "The Diabetes Symptom That Finally Helped Nick Jonas Get a Diagnosis," 19 Nov. 2018 Symptoms of an ibuprofen overdose include nausea, vomiting, headache, drowsiness, blurred vision, and dizziness. Caroline Picard, Good Housekeeping, "How to Check If Your Children’s Advil Was Recalled," 28 Aug. 2018 The photos taken by the current camera are very blurred. Michael Simon, PCWorld, "Samsung Galaxy S10 rumors: It won't have a notch but it might have... a hole?," 13 Nov. 2018 Because romantic love is often irrational, the line separating normal from abnormal love is frequently and unnervingly blurred. Emily Bobrow, WSJ, "‘The Incurable Romantic’ Review: Truly, Madly, Deeply," 5 Oct. 2018 Keratitis is characterized by irritation, pain, redness, tearing, blurred vision, and light sensitivity. Carolyn L. Todd, SELF, "'Today' Anchor Craig Melvin Got a Corneal Ulcer From Sleeping in His Contacts," 20 Sep. 2018 First came her bright pink lip color, applied in a matte finish and penciled in perfectly—no blurred lines, here—for a pout that paired well with her rosy cheeks and lids. Christian Allaire, Vogue, "Rihanna Steps Out in All Pink Everything—and a Leg Reveal Worthy of a Bad Gal Goddess," 15 Sep. 2018 The video includes some strange moments, including mysterious blurred sections that may or may not be hiding something important. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, "Russia Shows Off Its Latest Hypersonic Missile," 12 Mar. 2018 These shifting priorities and the blurred alliances create a thick haze for players to navigate. Charlie Theel, Ars Technica, "Rising Sun—A cerebral board game of conquest, diplomacy, and betrayal," 10 Feb. 2018

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1701, in the meaning defined above

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