bemused


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  • adj

Synonyms for bemused

Synonyms for bemused

so lost in thought as to be unaware of one's surroundings

Synonyms for bemused

deeply absorbed in thought

perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements

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Antony Withers, executive for banking at Mauritius Commercial Bank, said that the move has left him bemused.
He said I had handled the ball but I'm a bit bemused by that.
We were walking past the gated artists' area when we saw Kanye run out of his dressing room into the car," says a bemused fan.
But I suspect most people would have been bemused and amused.
When you teach, you learn--the rule of my life," he offers, and a bemused smile brightens his round face.
I was, however, bemused to hear that I have an "anti-market instinct"--must come from a gene I inherited from my mother.
From a distance, it looked like a building that had slowly sunk in the Venetian mire, its roof the only reminder of its presence, yet among the conspicuous gee-whizzery of some this year's pavilion offerings the effect was of dignified sobriety and contemplative reflection, a particular balm to the souls of bemused visitors and frazzled journalists on hectic press schedules.
As bemused celebs Leo Ihenacho and Brendan Cole looked on, the stroppy sex-kitten yelled: "I'm really frustrated.
Fandell's approach is modest, even bemused, in comparison, but conveys a similar sense of awe.
As the Durham North-West MP launched a petition attacking George Galloway's antics in the Celebrity Big Brother house yesterday, she described herself as bemused by his actions.
Lethem's vocabulary is astonishing and his reading of his essays that wryly describe himself as a teenager is bemused.
The recently issued Windsor Report is an interesting document; probably the most important statement in it is found in the foreword by Robin Eames, chairman of the Lambeth Commission: "During its work the Lambeth Commission has recognized within the Anglican Communion a large constituency of faithful members who are bemused and bewildered by the intensity of the opposing views on issues of sexuality .
We actually caught our first glimpse of it in New York a while back and were mildly bemused.
I was bemused by the full-page ad for Mel Gibson's film, "The Passion," and hope that people who view this film will do so thoughtfully, considering the messages the movie gives--about God, about Jews, about humanity.
interrogation of a suspected terrorist," he says in a voice as bemused as any American 18-year-old's might be.