Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state of being baffled, frustrated, or thwarted in one's endeavors; want of success after repeated attempts.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The process or act of baffling, or of being baffled; frustration; check.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun uncountable The state or result of being baffled, puzzled, or confused.
  • noun countable Something that causes a state of confusion or puzzlement.

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

  • noun confusion resulting from failure to understand

Etymologies

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From baffle +‎ -ment.

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