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synonyms for nonplused

  • astonish
  • astound
  • baffle
  • bewilder
  • daze
  • disconcert
  • dumbfound
  • faze
  • fluster
  • mystify
  • balk
  • beat
  • boggle
  • buffalo
  • confound
  • discomfit
  • discountenance
  • dismay
  • embarrass
  • floor
  • flurry
  • frustrate
  • get
  • muddle
  • overcome
  • paralyze
  • puzzle
  • rattle
  • stagger
  • stick
  • stump
  • stun
  • stymie
  • throw
  • thwart
  • mess with one's head
  • rattle one's cage
  • take aback
  • throw into tizzy
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antonyms for nonplused

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  • bore
  • calm
  • clear up
  • comfort
  • enlighten
  • expect
  • explain
  • explicate
  • aid
  • assist
  • clarify
  • encourage
  • give in
  • help
  • lose
  • please
  • soothe
  • support
  • surrender
  • yield
  • educate
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How to use nonplused in a sentence

The prisoner was evidently nonplused, but it was only for a moment.
SCOTCH WIT AND HUMORW. H. (WALTER HENRY) HOWE
“I will,” promised Tom, somewhat nonplused at the outcome of the affair.
THE WINNING TOUCHDOWNLESTER CHADWICK
And for a moment she stared at the scene, nonplused, discomfited.
THE WHITE MOLLFRANK L. PACKARD
Something had gone wrong in the engine room, and the engineer was nonplused.
"SAY FELLOWS--"WADE C. SMITH
Mr. Reginald Kent looked rather nonplused and Mr. Tucker handed me his gun to hold while he rolled in the leaves for very joy.
AT BOARDING SCHOOL WITH THE TUCKER TWINSNELL SPEED
He was nonplused, for no one answering the description of the Cunarder's passenger had landed from the Intrepid in Melbourne.
OLD BROADBRIM INTO THE HEART OF AUSTRALIAAUTHOR OF "OLD BROADBRIM"
The meeting came so suddenly that, for the bare fraction of a second, both men were nonplused.
WITH LINKS OF STEELNICHOLAS CARTER
The artless sincerity and the soft sweet voice quite nonplused Aunt Priscilla.
A LITTLE GIRL IN OLD BOSTONAMANDA MILLIE DOUGLAS
It was cleverly done; so cleverly, in fact, that Constance Brevoort was completely nonplused, astute as she was.
THE SONG OF THE WOLFFRANK MAYER
He was evidently nonplused by the absolute necessity of getting another clerk, and his inability to think of a suitable person.
DO AND DAREHORATIO ALGER, JR.
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WORDS RELATED TO NONPLUSED

  • agape
  • aghast
  • amazed
  • astonished
  • bamboozled
  • beat
  • bewildered
  • blown away
  • bowled over
  • breathless
  • buffaloed
  • confounded
  • dismayed
  • dumb
  • flabbergasted
  • floored
  • nonplused
  • overcome
  • overwhelmed
  • puzzled
  • shocked
  • speechless
  • staggered
  • startled
  • stuck
  • stumped
  • stunned
  • surprised
  • taken aback
  • thrown
  • thunderstruck
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