stare/gaze (off) into space

idiom

: to look straight ahead without looking at anything specific

Examples of stare/gaze (off) into space in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There was nothing to do but stare into space or chat. Sally Jenkins, Anchorage Daily News, 3 July 2023 But other seizures present much more subtly—a person may stare off into space, blink their eyes rapidly, experience changes in their breathing, or be unresponsive to noise or words. Patti Greco, Health.com, 18 Nov. 2021 People with this type of focal seizure may just stare into space and not react normally to their surroundings. Jordan Strickler, Discover Magazine, 29 Nov. 2022

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Dictionary Entries Near stare/gaze (off) into space

stare down

stare/gaze (off) into space

stare out

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“Stare/gaze (off) into space.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stare%2Fgaze%20%28off%29%20into%20space. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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