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verb     fog pronunciation in American English
Word Forms
present tense
present participlefogging
past tensefogged
past participlefogged
  1. 1



    fog up

    [intransitive/transitive] if a window or mirror fogs, or if you fog it, it becomes covered with steam so that you cannot see through it or in it
  2. 2
    [transitive] to make someone confused

    My brain was fogged by sleep.



to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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