Examples of puzzlement in a Sentence
The cause of the accident has been a source of puzzlement.
The explanation only increased their puzzlement.
Recent Examples of puzzlement from the Web
As political scientist Langdon Winner reminds us in Autonomous Technology, from medieval times to the rise of the Industrial Revolution to the Hiroshima bombing, technology has always provoked puzzlement, disorientation, and fear.
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First Known Use of puzzlement
PUZZLEMENT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of puzzlement for English Language Learners
: a feeling of being confused because something is difficult to understand
: something that is difficult to understand
PUZZLEMENT Defined for Kids
Definition of puzzlement for Students
: the state of being perplexed She had a look of puzzlement on her face.
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