puzzled


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Synonyms for puzzled

filled with bewilderment

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If, on the other hand, they have the map, and see us digging at a spot not indicated on it, they will be puzzled, knowing we must have some idea of where the buried city lies.
You looked very much puzzled, Miss Eyre; and though you are not pretty any more than I am handsome, yet a puzzled air becomes you; besides, it is convenient, for it keeps those searching eyes of yours away from my physiognomy, and busies them with the worsted flowers of the rug; so puzzle on.
The more Mimi thought over the late events, the more puzzled she was.
Twyford had already run upstairs for news of his vanishing nephew, and he received news of him in a way that at once puzzled and reassured him.
But if I was puzzled and disconcerted, I was not unimpressed.
Tarzan was looking at her with an expression of puzzled bewilderment in his eyes as she glanced up at him.
One of them, whom I by no means thought the best, has given us a play, known to all the world, which I am almost ready to think with Zola is the greatest play of modern times; or if it is not so, I should be puzzled to name the modern drama that surpasses "La Morte Civile" of Paolo Giacometti.
There was a puzzled look in his face - as though he were making an effort to recall something familiar.
One thing was puzzling him, a little thing that would have puzzled the world had it known.