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See definition of nonplussed on Dictionary.com
  • as inblank
  • as inconfused
  • as indisconcerted
  • as indistraught
  • as inmuddle-headed
  • as inpuzzled

synonyms for nonplussed

  • dazed
  • bewildered
  • confounded
  • confused
  • disconcerted
  • muddled
  • stupefied
  • at a loss
  • awestruck
  • uncomprehending
  • wonderstruck

antonyms for nonplussed

MOST RELEVANT
  • clear
  • oriented
  • understanding
  • aware
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    How to use nonplussed in a sentence

    This defiant answer nonplussed the rebels, who had private interests to consider.
    THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
    Nonplussed, Matt came to a halt and waited for Clip to come up with him, wheeling his crippled one-cylinder.
    MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
    I confess I was quite nonplussed for the moment as to how best to commence the attack upon this unexpected visitor.
    THE ADVENTURES OF LOUIS DE ROUGEMONTLOUIS DE ROUGEMONT
    The club coteries paused, the literary log-rollers were nonplussed, and Thackeray sat reading instead of writing.
    MCCLURE'S MAGAZINE, VOL. 1, NO. 2, JULY, 1893VARIOUS
    The barkeeper was nonplussed, and asked what a tin-roof cocktail was.
    AS A CHINAMAN SAW USANONYMOUS
    For once in a way, Alec was nonplussed, and a deathly silence ensued.
    SCOTTISH GHOST STORIESELLIOTT O'DONNELL
    "This is beyond everything," said Mrs. Gano, more nonplussed than she had often found herself.
    THE OPEN QUESTIONELIZABETH ROBINS
    Mrs. Champney looked nonplussed for a moment and put on her glasses to cover her surprise.
    FLAMSTED QUARRIESMARY E. WALLER
    Shagarach waved her with courtesy to the nonplussed though apparently still obstinate district attorney.
    THE INCENDIARYW. A. (WILLIAM AUGUSTINE) LEAHY
    If she had asked him his favourite Greek plays, poor Isaac could hardly have been more nonplussed.
    CHAMBERS'S JOURNAL OF POPULAR LITERATURE, SCIENCE, AND ART, NO. 695VARIOUS
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    WORDS RELATED TO NONPLUSSED

    • at a loss
    • awestruck
    • bewildered
    • confounded
    • confused
    • dazed
    • disconcerted
    • muddled
    • nonplussed
    • stupefied
    • uncomprehending
    • wonderstruck
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