Definition of blur :
1. A dim, confused appearance; indistinctness of vision; as, to see things with a blur; it was all blur.
2. A moral stain or blot.
3. That which obscures without effacing; a stain; a blot, as upon paper or other substance.
4. To cause imperfection of vision in; to dim; to darken.
5. To render obscure by making the form or outline of confused and uncertain, as by soiling; to smear; to make indistinct and confused; as, to blur manuscript by handling it while damp; to blur the impression of a woodcut by an excess of ink.
6. To sully; to stain; to blemish, as reputation.
disgrace, smear, dent, crack, hide, pig, stigma, besmirch, deformity, blear, overshadow, imperfection, befog, obscure, clear, slander, defame, smirch, shadow, mist, dip, bedevil, obliterate, bull, cloud, defacement, blind, tomentum, denigrate, daub, shade, obfuscate, glass over, gloom, put off, flurry, eclipse, obnubilate, copper, injury, tarnish, discombobulate, fuzz, dirty, brand, veil, dull, fox, reproach, stain, speck, disfigurement, overcloud, soil, smutch, blot out, film over, flaw, fuddle, blot, defect, throw, fog, dishonor, spot, sully, becloud, asperse, blemish, slur, disconcert, glaze, smudge, fault, calumniate, glaze over, bedim, taint, befuddle, haze over, dim, glass, hair, cop, overcast
derange (part of speech: verb)
displace, derange, dishevel, discompose, tamper, muddle, scatter, disarrange, jumble, disturb, meddle, swirl, whisk, toss, ruffle, disorder, mislay, convulse, trouble, roil, ferment, roughen, clutter, rummage, mix-up, mess, dislocate, capsize, churn, misplace, confuse, agitate, tumble, confound, upset, scramble, rumple, ripple, hash, perturb, whip, disorganize, tousle, botch, muss
- Besides, I wish this assurance of my love- my last word- to reach you when no further commonplaces to blur the impressiveness of its simple truth are possible.
- If this blur means a friend beckoning, then careful observation should show certain other traits. - "How We Think", John Dewey.
- But there was another trip yet to be made to that region behind the vague little blur of a box. - "Miss Theodosia's Heartstrings", Annie Hamilton Donnell.