Examples of puzzlement in a Sentence
The cause of the accident has been a source of puzzlement.
The explanation only increased their puzzlement.
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Most of the scribbling divulged their puzzlement of why someone so revered as an athlete and so successful and respected as an orthodontist in his post-football life could make such an egregious mistake.
Even though Polanowicz had repeatedly praised her performance and acknowledged his puzzlement at her treatment, the lawsuit said, Henderson was asked to resign effective in January.
House Republicans often stall themselves with ideological rifts and, frankly, puzzlement over an erratic Republican president who isn’t really a Republican.
Over the weekend, a number of Republican lawmakers and officials expressed puzzlement at how the White House could allow Sadler's remark to go without a public apology.
As the Soviet Union put its nuclear forces on high alert, Lieutenant-General Leonard Perroots, the American air-force intelligence chief in Europe, reacted with puzzlement.
But the sculpture has always been a puzzlement for its pastiche of myriad stylistic details, which bring together features recognized from different artistic centers at different times in a work unlike any other known to exist.
The Japanese responded to Mr. Trump’s statement about the trade pact with a mix of puzzlement and cautious optimism.
Conversation always flowed freely, often focusing on the weather, trail conditions, hut recommendations and the inevitable foreign puzzlement about American politics.
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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
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