bemusement


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the condition of being so lost in solitary thought as to be unaware of one's surroundings

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It plays well with the tourists, but Spinelli just bears it all with an air of half-patient bemusement.
Nevin watched me with a look of bemusement, an expression he's no doubt used a hundred times by now since opening his ski school in December 2003.
The boys then took the animal for a stroll through Times Square to the bemusement of New Yorkers.
Hayden remembers, with some bemusement, reading "abominably" at a UAW-CIO meeting in Detroit in the '30s and later being "voted the people's poet of Detroit.
I don't want to whine or duck here," says the 43-year-old Imler, his voice s4gesting the bemusement of someone who's facing up to 10 years in prison for helping sick people.
In a voice tinged with bemusement and sometimes astonishment, Fields reads a highly appealing book that probably should have been titled Everything You Wanted to Know about Mummies.
Laced with sly reversals and slippery humor, his work engages the myriad ways in which artistic identity is mediated by the rhetoric of publicity, a process that involves enough territorial trespassing and code scrambling to keep us in a state of critical bemusement.
The band's singer downs his MGD, announces `It's Miller Time' and the band perform a gig in the street, to the bemusement of other traffic.
I watched with bemusement recently as a California judge ordered the music swapping site Napster to cease operations, pending the outcome of the RIAA's lawsuit.
I hear one or two bishops say that Canadians are courageous for raising forbidden questions, but most seem to be shaking their heads in bemusement.
As our glances locked in a shared sense of appalled bemusement and he smiled at me, I realized that I had found a little of the compassion I must have been seeking.
We're all sick of pretending to be Democrats," he added, to the bemusement of the roomful of campaign contributors.
The CD opens with a powerful trilogy, which, in many ways, encapsulates the mood of the rest of the work, expressing hurt, confusion, bemusement, loss and anger, largely at society's treatment of women.
The supermodel was confronted with the 12ft work by New York street artist Bradley Theodore, much to her bemusement.
The modern-day Godiva stages her protest in Broadgate, in Coventry city centre, to the bemusement of passers-by on Saturday