flummoxed

adjective flum·moxed \ ˈflə-məkst , -mikst \

Definition of flummoxed

: completely unable to understand : utterly confused or perplexed
  • Then, perforce, his eyes returned to the highway as he headed for I-95 and South Carolina, the most flummoxed driver on the road.
  • —Clive Gammon
  • "Seems to know as much about the inside of my larders as I do myself!" thought Mr. Baggins, who was feeling positively flummoxed
  • —J. R. R. Tolkien

First Known Use of flummoxed

1832

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