June 09, 2018
Learner's Word of the Day
nonplussed /ˌnɑːnˈplʌst/ adjective
nonplussed
/ˌnɑːnˈplʌst/
adjective

also US nonplused

The man is nonplussed.
The man is nonplussed.
Learner's definition of NONPLUSSED

not used before a noun [more nonplussed; most nonplussed] formal

: so surprised or confused by something that you do not know what to say, think, or do : PERPLEXED

  • He was nonplussed by his daughter's confession that she had stolen the CD.

  • She looked slightly nonplussed at first but composed herself quickly.

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