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Princeton's WordNet

  1. baffling, elusive, knotty, problematic, problematical, toughadjective

    making great mental demands; hard to comprehend or solve or believe

    "a baffling problem"; "I faced the knotty problem of what to have for breakfast"; "a problematic situation at home"

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  1. bafflingadjective

    puzzling and frustrating

Webster Dictionary

  1. Baffling

    of Baffle

  2. Bafflingadjective

    frustrating; discomfiting; disconcerting; as, baffling currents, winds, tasks

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. baffling

    Is said of the wind when it frequently shifts from one point to another.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of baffling in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of baffling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of baffling in a Sentence

  1. David Sweat:

    To make a dry run and ... have the ability to escape, and then go back in, it is a little baffling.

  2. Kelli Thomas-Drake:

    But the records were scattered across seven different yet equally baffling patient data portals on a single hospital campus.

  3. Helena Cronin, 1992:

    Imagine a world without Darwin. Imagine a world in which Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace had not transformed our understanding of living things. What... would become baffling and puzzling..., in urgent need of explanation? The answer is: practically everything about living things....

  4. Edward Dahlberg:

    Men are mad most of their lives; few live sane, fewer die so. The acts of people are baffling unless we realize that their wits are disordered. Man is driven to justice by his lunacy.

  5. Jennifer Moore:

    It's baffling to us.

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