bemusement

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Etymology[edit]

bemuse +‎ -ment

Noun[edit]

bemusement (plural bemusements)

  1. The state of being bemused.
    • 2018 January 25, Amelia Gentleman, “Men-only clubs and menace: how the establishment maintains male power”, in the Guardian[1]:
      The response to this latest scandal has taken a familiar turn, dividing along gender lines. While senior women have condemned it, many of the Financial Times’ (male) readers have expressed unhappy bemusement at finding this article on the front page.

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