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 for bafflement
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bafflement \Baf"fle*ment\ (b[a^]f"f'l*ment), n.
     The process or act of baffling, or of being baffled;
     frustration; check.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  bafflement
      n 1: confusion resulting from failure to understand [syn:
           bewilderment, obfuscation, puzzlement,
           befuddlement, mystification, bafflement,
           bemusement]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  73 Moby Thesaurus words for "bafflement":
     baffle, balk, balking, betrayed hope, bewilderment,
     blasted expectation, blighted hope, blow, bother, buffet, check,
     checkmate, comedown, confounding, confoundment, confusion,
     cruel disappointment, dash, dashed hope, defeat, dilemma,
     disappointment, discomfiture, discomposure, disconcert,
     disconcertedness, disconcertion, disconcertment, disillusionment,
     dissatisfaction, disturbance, embarrassment, enigma, failure,
     fallen countenance, fiasco, fix, fizzle, foil, foiling,
     forlorn hope, frustration, hope deferred, jam, letdown, mirage,
     mystery, nonplus, perplexity, perturbation, pickle, plight, pother,
     predicament, problem, puzzle, puzzlement, quandary, rebuff,
     repulse, reversal, reverse, riddle, rout, scrape, setback,
     sore disappointment, stew, tantalization, tease, thwarting,
     unassuredness, upset
  
  

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