[ US /nɑnˈpɫəst/ ]
[ UK /nˌɒnplˈʌst/ ]
  1. filled with bewilderment
    puzzled that she left without saying goodbye
    at a loss to understand those remarks
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How To Use nonplussed In A Sentence

  • It flavored her light, airy tone as she spoke, partially to herself, and somewhat to Mira, who sat back on her heels and watched the scene unfold, nonplussed.
  • I'm totally nonplussed as to what the note means.
  • She was charming, but a little nonplussed. Times, Sunday Times
  • Hoggard looked tired and slightly nonplussed by events, which were both understandable reactions.
  • The carefree but complaining tone I used nonplussed Rose into lowering the tip of the punty iron for the moment. Shattered
  • Felix is nonplussed by the pills, but others are less thrilled about the daily regime.
  • The present Lord MacDonald and Chief of Clan Donald - known as Godfrey - is totally nonplussed by the sale of the barony and has no plans to bid for the title.
  • She expected him to ask for a scotch and was rather nonplussed when he asked her to mix him a martini and lemonade.
  • Since I am not a runner, I confess I am nonplussed.
  • Yes, the "nonplussed" in the technically incorrect yet increasingly common sense of the word eyes of society have undoubtedly sculpted me into whatever it is I am today. BSNYC Friday Fun Quiz!
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