puzzlement


puz·zle·ment

noun \ˈpə-zəl-mənt\

: a feeling of being confused because something is difficult to understand

: something that is difficult to understand

Full Definition of PUZZLEMENT

1
:  the state of being puzzled :  perplexity
2
:  puzzle

Examples of PUZZLEMENT

  1. The cause of the accident has been a source of puzzlement.
  2. The explanation only increased their puzzlement.

First Known Use of PUZZLEMENT

1822

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