\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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For instance, in the scene with the befuddled goat glancing around for President Harrison, motion rendering software allowed Varvel to lay frames on top of one another to create one sharp goat and four blurred ones. Sarah Bahr, Indianapolis Star, "IndyStar cartoonist Gary Varvel illustrates Benjamin Harrison book," 3 July 2018 The material includes blurred video from officers' body cameras. Brieanna J Frank, azcentral, "Uber self-driving car crash: Tempe police release new video, audio," 21 June 2018 On screen, cigarettes and booze are replaced with blurred pixels, or with pictures of flowers. The Economist, "Turkey’s government takes new powers to censor the internet," 24 May 2018 But Drury went on the disabled list one week into the season because of chronic migraines that had left him with blurred vision. New York Times, "Miguel Andujar Gives Yankees a Boost Against the Red Sox. And in the Trade Market?," 30 June 2018 Glioblastoma, a difficult-to-treat disease that is the most common of all malignant brain tumors, can cause seizures, headaches, blurred vision and confusion. Laurie Mcginley, Washington Post, "Polio virus treatment increased survival in patients with deadly brain tumors, study shows," 26 June 2018 Side effects of Qbrexza include blurred vision, constipation, burning and itchy skin, head and throat pain, and dry mouth, eyes and skin. Washington Post, "FDA OKs first drug made to reduce excessive sweating," 30 June 2018 Against Golden State, James absorbed a blow to the face in Game 1 and has been playing with blurred vision in his bloodshot left eye ever since. Scott Cacciola, New York Times, "LeBron James: The Strange Thrill of a One-Man Show," 6 June 2018 The contusion was bad enough to cause blurred vision. Stefan Stevenson, star-telegram, "Rangers' Joey Gallo scratched from lineup after injuring eye during BP," 6 July 2018

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First Known Use of blurred

1701, in the meaning defined above

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