Definitions

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  • noun The characteristic of being bemused.

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  • noun confusion resulting from failure to understand

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Progressives have watched in bemusement the past year and half as Reid, reviled as the spineless embodiment of Democratic weakness, has emerged as a liberal champion in opposition to the White House.

    Harry Reid, The Man Who Never Says Goodbye

  • Shoppers stared in bemusement at the mysterious object that landed in a shopping precinct in Poole, Dorset, this week.

    Coyote Blog » Blog Archive » Post-Tort Christmas Tree

  • Of particular bemusement is the Lib Dem and Tory refusal to speak up for the "more powers for Holyrood" option which they seemed to be desirous of before the election.

    Empty chairs at empty tables

  • I particularly loved the businessman washing his hands and shaking his head in bemusement at the sticker in the mirror.

    Friday memes and random thoughts

  • Chapel was studying him with an expression of bemusement.

    Dreams of the Raven

  • Chapel was studying him with an expression of bemusement.

    Dreams of the Raven

  • Chapel was studying him with an expression of bemusement.

    Dreams of the Raven

  • Chapel was studying him with an expression of bemusement.

    Dreams of the Raven

  • Chapel was studying him with an expression of bemusement.

    Dreams of the Raven

  • Like Gary Larson’s The Far Side, Anywhere But Here can leave you scratching your head in bemusement almost as often as it makes you laugh, but we’ve selected the very best of his first two volumes for this special collection, printed in an elegant two-color edition.

    License Request Day: Prix Asie

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