What does flustered mean?

Definitions for flustered

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word flustered.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. flustered, hot and bothered(p), perturbed, rattled(adj)

    thrown into a state of agitated confusion; (`rattled' is an informal term)


  1. flustered(Adjective)

    Confused, befuddled, in a state of panic by having become overwrought with confusion.

    The speaker became quite flustered when she dropped all her notes.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Flustered

    of Fluster


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of flustered in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of flustered in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Brad Bannon:

    He didn’t handle himself well on guns or on foreign policy, he seemed flustered and defensive. Americans want someone calm and collected when dealing with a crisis.

  2. R. A. Salvatore, Sojourn:

    It is better, I think, to grab at the stars than to sit flustered because you know you cannot reach them... At least he who reaches will get a good stretch, a good view, and perhaps even a low-hanging apple for his efforts.

  3. Uma Thurman:

    I was standing there in my full black leather outfit – boots, pants, jacket, and I was so hot and I said, ‘This is ridiculous, what are you doing?’ And he was getting very flustered and mad and he jumped up and ran out.

  4. Ashley Burgdorf:

    I asked them if everything is okay, anything we can do, and he seemed really shook up, he said that the boy just came out and shot himself, from what I understand. And he was trying to help him and he was really flustered, like he was really shook up about it.

  5. Amir Ghazvinian:

    He's highly analytical, so you know every idea will be evaluated logically and fairly, and he comes up with solutions that take into account all aspects of whatever problem he is facing, he's never daunted by a problem of any size. Even when problems inevitably arise, he never gets flustered. He just recognizes the situation and comes up with a plan of action to solve the problem one step at a time.

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