flummoxed

adjective
flum·​moxed | \ ˈflə-məkst How to pronounce flummoxed (audio) , -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, in the meaning defined above

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