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baffled

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adjective baf·fled \ ˈba-fəld \

Definition of baffled

:extremely confused or puzzled
  • … his explanation of a piano's key action will leave you more baffled than before.
  • —Martin Levine
  • Molecular biologists became even more baffled when they looked at the messenger RNAs: many of the molecules were longer than the DNA from which they had been transcribed.
  • —John Rennie
  • In Miss Kate's eyes there was a troubled, baffled look …
  • —Edna Ferber

First Known Use of baffled

circa 1658


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baffled

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Definition of baffled

:equipped with a baffle
  • Ventilation openings are baffled to prevent stray light from reaching the operator's eyes …
  • —Bausch & Lomb Catalog

First Known Use of baffled

1895



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