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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Nonplus \Non"plus`\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Nonplusedor
Nonplussed; p. pr. & vb. n. Nonplusing or Nonplussing.]
To puzzle; to confound; to perplex; to cause to stop by
He has been nonplused by Mr. Dry's desiring him to tell
what it was that he endeavored to prove. --Spectator.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: filled with bewilderment; "at a loss to understand those
remarks"; "puzzled that she left without saying goodbye"
[syn: at a loss(p), nonplused, nonplussed,
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
26 Moby Thesaurus words for "nonplussed":
addled, at a loss, at a nonplus, at a stand, at a standstill,
at an impasse, baffled, bamboozled, beat, bewildered, buffaloed,
confounded, dazed, floored, fuddled, in a dilemma, in suspense,
licked, muddled, mystified, on tenterhooks, perplexed, puzzled,
stuck, stumped, thrown
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