bemused

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bemused

  1. simple past tense and past participle of bemuse

Adjective[edit]

bemused (comparative more bemused, superlative most bemused)

  1. deeply thoughtful; preoccupied
  2. perplexed and bewildered
    • 1938, Norman Lindsay, Age of Consent, Sydney: Ure Smith, published 1962, page 65:
      That left Bradly as bemused as ever, for it posed another incomprehensibility: Why had Podson walked here?

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