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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements; Deeply absorbed in thought.

Usage examples (37)
  • Obviously bemused by his questions
  • As distant and bemused as a professor listening to the prattling of his freshman class
  • But he simply cocked one eyebrow, his expression bemused, and rubbed a hand gingerly over his jaw.
  • “I needed to use the restroom, so I thought I should buy something,” he replied, his expression bemused. for more
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