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  • adj. thoroughly confused, puzzled
  • adj. having baffles

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. not understanding.
  • adj. discouraged by failure to accomplish a goal and uncertain how to proceed; -- used especially of feelings of defeat and discouragement.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements; filled with bewilderment
  • n. people who are frustrated and perplexed


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