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in a fog

Not fully aware or alert; having one's attention clouded with something. I always feel like I'm in a fog when I take that medication. It's like it's hard for me to think.
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in a fog

 and in a haze
Fig. dazed; not paying attention to what is going on around one; not alert. Jane always seems to be in a fog. When I get up, I'm in a fog for an hour. After surgery, I was in a haze until the anesthetic wore off.
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in a fog

Also, in a haze. Preoccupied, not paying attention; also, at a loss, confused. For example, After the accident he went about in a fog, even though he had not been injured, or Millie always seems to be in a haze; she never knows what's going on. These expressions allude to fog or haze obscuring one's view; the fog usage dates from about 1600, haze from about 1800.
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in a fog

in a state of perplexity; unable to think clearly or understand something.
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in a ˈfog

(informal) uncertain and confused: Thank you for your explanation, but I’m afraid I’m still in a fog over what happened.
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