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Flashing a smug grin while throwing up your collective shoulders in blithe befuddlement should convince absolutely no one.

The angsty, hazy mind of a teenager is a source of constant befuddlement and dismay for full-grown observers.

One former Media Research Center employee reacted to the news with a deep sense of befuddlement, “I thought everyone knew it.”

Still, I have heard more than a few people, of all races, shrug in some kind of befuddlement about what they are expected to feel.

This state of affairs is a source of befuddlement to Walmart executives.

She had only added to his befuddlement and he bent forward, soliciting some more lucid statement of her position.

In the lecture room he often lost the thread of his thought, remained long pained minutes in speechless befuddlement.

The befuddlement of Antoine and the waiter who assisted him added to the general joy.

That was all Emma needed to reduce her to absolute befuddlement.

But their befuddlement was only a tithe of that which struck Cleigh an hour later.


On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to befuddlement, such as: bafflement, bewilderment, confusion, discombobulation, fog, and obfuscation.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.