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When I entered and told the person at the desk that I lived in Nova Scotia, the part of Canada closest to the largely uninhabited island, he was nonplussed.

Then he's quiet, while I, nonplussed, just stare until he adds, “The camera must never move.”

Nonplussed, he thought for a moment, smiled, and meekly confessed, “Nothing I guess—just boxing and my family.”

Pinder, 29, appears to be nonplussed, telling the website, “The shoot is meant to be fun and very tongue-in-cheek.”

It was a Christmas present from my girlfriend, and when I unwrapped it, I was a little nonplussed.

Attaullha, the TTP fighter, is similarly nonplussed by the lack of response to the raid.

This defiant answer nonplussed the rebels, who had private interests to consider.

Nonplussed, Matt came to a halt and waited for Clip to come up with him, wheeling his crippled one-cylinder.

I confess I was quite nonplussed for the moment as to how best to commence the attack upon this unexpected visitor.

The club coteries paused, the literary log-rollers were nonplussed, and Thackeray sat reading instead of writing.

The barkeeper was nonplussed, and asked what a tin-roof cocktail was.


On this page you'll find 241 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to nonplussed, such as: dazed, bewildered, confounded, confused, disconcerted, and muddled.

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