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baffled

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

faced with difficulty or uncertainty about what to say, think, or do
  • baffled viewers didn't know what to make of the strange antics of the talk show host

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baffled

verb
past tense of baffle

Synonyms & Antonyms of baffled (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to prevent from achieving a goal
  • the language barrier baffled everyone and discouraged us from attempting another teleconference

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The first known use of baffled was in 1606

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“Baffled.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/baffled. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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