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Princeton's WordNet

  1. at a loss(p), nonplused, nonplussed, puzzled(adverb)

    filled with bewilderment

    "at a loss to understand those remarks"; "puzzled that she left without saying goodbye"

  2. at a loss(adverb)

    below cost

    "sold the car at a loss"


  1. at a loss(Adverb)

    Below the cost or price of purchase.

  2. at a loss(Adjective)

    Not sure; uncertain; lacking further ideas, direction, or ability.


  1. ...At a Loss

    …At a Loss is the third album by sludge metal band Buzzov*en, released on May 5, 1998 by Off The Records. Reissued in 2010 on vinyl and CD through Emetic Records.

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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

at a loss

not knowing what to do, say etc

He was at a loss for words to express his gratitude.

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