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  1. baffledadjective

    people who are frustrated and perplexed

    "the children's faces clearly expressed the frustration of the baffled"


  2. baffled, befuddled, bemused, bewildered, confounded, confused, lost, mazed, mixed-up, at seaadjective

    perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements; filled with bewilderment

    "obviously bemused by his questions"; "bewildered and confused"; "a cloudy and confounded philosopher"; "just a mixed-up kid"; "she felt lost on the first day of school"

    scattered, befuddled, helpless, lost(p), mixed-up, disoriented, woolly, bemused, deep in thought(p), disjointed, disordered, preoccupied, at sea, illogical, woolly-headed, missed, confused, disconnected, unconnected, addled, muddled, upset, lost, befogged, confounded, muzzy, wooly-minded, broken, wooly, garbled, mazed, bewildered


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  1. Craig Garthwaite:

    I was just a bit baffled what from a policy standpoint this could be other than currying favor with particular groups.

  2. Pallo Conteh:

    We are baffled by that possibility because the survivor in question was discharged in March, way beyond the 90-day period within which sexual transmission is said to be possible.

  3. Matthew Baron:

    Chilesaurus almost looks like it was stitched together from different animals, which is why it baffled everybody.

  4. Greta Xu:

    I was shocked and also baffled. The overall travel experience ... felt very strict in terms of both virus control and security, we would be reminded by (security forces) on the streets to wear a mask. Theoretically it should be really safe.

  5. Jonathan Zachreson:

    Nonetheless, she's still taking the trip to Mexico, but isn't coming back to teach in person, i'm so baffled that a teacher is able to just cancel synchronous learning at their own whim and not notify staff or not find a substitute to replace.

Translations for baffled

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  • μπερδεμένος, σαστισμένος, άναυδοςGreek
  • desconcertadoSpanish
  • ymmällään, hämmentynytFinnish
  • विस्मित करHindi
  • perplex, met stomheid geslagenDutch
  • confuzRomanian
  • сбитый с толку, озадаченныйRussian
  • smušen, zbunjen, smeten, konfuzanSerbo-Croatian
  • అడ్డుపడ్డాడుTelugu
  • ہکا بکا رہUrdu
  • bối rốiVietnamese

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