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nonplussed

variants: also nonplused

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faced with difficulty or uncertainty about what to say, think, or do
  • the self-possessed actress seemed uncharacteristically nonplussed after the director's harsh appraisal of her performance
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nonplussed

verb , past tense of nonplus
variants: also nonplused

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to throw into a state of self-conscious distress
  • I was nonplussed by his openly expressed admiration of me
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