puzzlement


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puz·zle·ment

 (pŭz′əl-mənt)
n.
The state of being confused or baffled; perplexity.

puzzlement

(ˈpʌzəlmənt)
n
the state or condition of being puzzled; perplexity
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.puzzlement - confusion resulting from failure to understandpuzzlement - confusion resulting from failure to understand
confusedness, disarray, mental confusion, muddiness, confusion - a mental state characterized by a lack of clear and orderly thought and behavior; "a confusion of impressions"

puzzlement

puzzlement

noun
Translations

puzzlement

[ˈpʌzlmənt] Nperplejidad f

puzzlement

nVerblüffung f, → Verwirrung f; the look of puzzlement on her facedie Verwirrung in ihrem Gesicht

puzzlement

[ˈpʌzlmənt] nperplessità
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Carthoris showed by the expression of his face his puzzlement at each new reference to the mysterious bowmen--the vanishing soldiery of Lothar.
There was an expression of puzzlement upon his fine features.
An expression of puzzlement crossed his features as he bent to search for the wounds which had caused the death of the jungle lord.
The prince rushed to the windows and looked out, but as the suite overlooked the barred den of lions from which, the prince thought, there could be no escape, his puzzlement was only increased.
It does not seem right that women should fear men," said Tarzan, an expression of puzzlement on his face.
His lips stammered and halted in the making of noiseless whispers, as, with corrugated brows of puzzlement, he addressed the steward:
Billy scratched his head, on his face exaggerated puzzlement.
Fort its part, Al-Sharq newspaper said that the political scene in Egypt causes puzzlement as the dispute among political opponents seems to escalate day after day despite initiatives and meetings.
Their shape-shifting works were presented in NYC and received with as much puzzlement as acclaim.
The Kyrgyz officials expressed their puzzlement over statements made by Georgian President Spokesperson Manana Manzhgaladze about involvement of the third party into the protest actions of April 7 in Kyrgyzstan, reported the press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic on Sunday.
Her puzzlement at the confusing war situation, the very real threat to life, and the drastic change in her father are all expertly told, without sentimentality or over-simplification.
THERE may have been some cautious expressions of relief among staff at Vauxhall in Ellesmere Port and Luton yesterday at the news that parent company General Motors has decided not to sell up after all, but there was puzzlement in equal measure.