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Princeton's WordNet

  1. at a loss(p), nonplused, nonplussed, puzzledadjective

    filled with bewilderment

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


  1. puzzledadjective

    Confused or perplexed.


  1. puzzled

    Puzzled refers to the state of being confused, perplexed, or unable to understand or comprehend something. It often involves a sense of bewilderment or uncertainty.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Puzzled

    of Puzzle

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  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'puzzled' in Adjectives Frequency: #1016

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of puzzled in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of puzzled in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of puzzled in a Sentence

  1. Ryosuke Motani:

    This is a very strange animal, when I started thinking about the biology I was puzzled.

  2. Erich Fromm:

    Conditions for creativity are to be puzzled to concentrate to accept conflict and tension to be born everyday to feel a sense of self.

  3. John Feit:

    This whole thing makes no sense to me because the crime in question took place in 1960, i'm totally puzzled why something is coming up now, after the fact.

  4. Susan Williams ' attorney:

    We're puzzled a little by the tone of the opposition, i'm hopeful that there's a spirit of generosity in this.

  5. Junichiro Hironaka:

    We are puzzled and shocked.

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