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nonplus

non·plus

nonplus

 
 
pronunciation:
nan pluhs
parts of speech:
transitive verb, noun
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: nonplused, nonpluses, nonplusing
definition: to cause (someone) to be unable to think of what to say, do, or decide; perplex; bewilder.
He was nonplussed by the sudden and extreme change in her mood.
synonyms:
baffle, confound, dumbfound, perplex, puzzle
similar words:
befuddle, bewilder, confuse, faze, flummox, fluster, muddle, mystify, rattle, stick, stump, stun, stupefy
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a condition of extreme perplexity or confusion.
synonyms:
quandary
similar words:
bafflement, Catch-22, confusion, dilemma, perplexity, pickle