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Definition of puzzled adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

puzzled

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˈpʌzld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpʌzld//
 
 
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unable to understand something or the reason for something synonym baffled She had a puzzled look on her face. Scientists are puzzled as to why the whale had swum to the shore. He looked puzzled so I repeated the question.Extra examples Mrs Sykes seemed slightly puzzled by this. We were becoming more and more puzzled by the minute. You look very puzzled about something. beginning to get a bit puzzled She had a puzzled expression on her face. We were genuinely puzzled by their decision.
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