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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His lips stammered and halted in the making of noiseless whispers, as, with corrugated brows of puzzlement, he addressed the steward:
"But what in thunder are you repairing?" There was puzzlement in his voice.
Billy scratched his head, on his face exaggerated puzzlement.
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.
However, it has also long been a source of puzzlement why A-level examinations take place so late in the academic year.
But for young children there is still plenty of puzzlement about the whys and wherefores of illness.
Motherhood is a puzzlement !-- -- When did I learn about motherhood?
Social media users expressed puzzlement on Sunday when the distinctive red dragon was spotted fluttering above Sheffield's Town Hall.