verb(unfocuses, unfocusing, unfocused or unfocusses, unfocussing, unfocussed)
- 1Make or become blurred or unable to see clearly: [with object]: I found it helpful to slightly unfocus my eyes [no object]: my vision unfocused and I held on to the table for fear of falling off my chairMore example sentences
- I stared at the album until my eyes unfocused the way Coltrane's saxophone does on the cover.
- Evander unfocused his eyes from the street below and after a few blurry seconds, refocused them to catch his own reflection in the window pane.
- Lauren frowns slightly, gaze unfocusing a little, apparently in thought.
- 2 [with object] Cause to lose concentration or attention: it might unfocus the jury and distract itMore example sentences
- Multiplicity of input can have the effect of unfocusing the project or directing it along an undesirable tangent.
- If he could unfocus, even by a small degree, their assessment of his potential, one day it might serve him.
- I wondered if the whole tale was a Cambridge lie, designed to unsettle and unfocus us.
More definitions of unfocusDefinition of unfocus in:
- The US English dictionary