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  • as inblank
  • as inconfused
  • as inin the red
  • as inmuddle-headed
  • as inpuzzled
  • as instumped

synonyms for at a loss

  • dazed
  • bewildered
  • confounded
  • confused
  • disconcerted
  • muddled
  • nonplussed
  • stupefied
  • awestruck
  • uncomprehending
  • wonderstruck
  • bankrupt
  • behindhand
  • delinquent
  • in arrears
  • in debt
  • in dire straits
  • insolvent
  • in hock
  • in the hole
  • losing money
  • nonpaying
  • to the bad
  • unprofitably

antonyms for at a loss

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  • clear
  • oriented
  • understanding
  • aware
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    How to use at a loss in a sentence

    There was no doubt thought of his own loss in this question: yet there was, one may hope, a germ of solicitude for the mother too.
    CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
    Now-a-days it is the bankrupt who flouts, and his too confiding creditors who are jeered and laughed at.
    GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
    But if what I told him were true, he was still at a loss how a kingdom could run out of its estate like a private person.
    GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
    He felt himself the meanest, vilest thing a-crawl upon this sinful earth, and she—dear God!
    ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
    Hence arise factions, dissensions, and loss to their religious interests and work; and these intruders seek to rule the others.
    THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
    All that scientific bric-a-brac in the cupboard had far better be thrown away.
    THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
    There was a great comparing of papers, and turning over of leaves, by Fogg and Perker, after this statement of profit and loss.
    THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
    The worst loss is that of Winston's ear; high principles won't obtain high explosives.
    GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
    Tressan was monstrous ill-at-ease, and his face lost a good deal of its habitual plethora of colour.
    ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
    The allies sustained a loss of 20,000, and among them several experienced officers.
    THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
    SYNONYM OF THE DAY
    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    capacitor

    WORDS RELATED TO AT A LOSS

    • at a loss
    • awestruck
    • bewildered
    • confounded
    • confused
    • dazed
    • disconcerted
    • muddled
    • nonplussed
    • stupefied
    • uncomprehending
    • wonderstruck
    • at a loss
    • bankrupt
    • behindhand
    • delinquent
    • in arrears
    • in debt
    • in dire straits
    • in hock
    • in the hole
    • insolvent
    • losing money
    • nonpaying
    • to the bad
    • unprofitably
    Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.