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bemused


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  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bemused 
  adj  1:  deeply  absorbed  in  thought;  "as  distant  and  bemused  as  a 
  professor  listening  to  the  prattling  of  his  freshman 
  class";  "lost  in  thought";  "a  preoccupied  frown"  [syn: 
  {deep  in  thought(p)},  {lost(p)},  {preoccupied}] 
  2:  perplexed  by  many  conflicting  situations  or  statements; 
  filled  with  bewilderment;  "obviously  bemused  by  his 
  questions";  "bewildered  and  confused";  "a  cloudy  and 
  confounded  philosopher";  "just  a  mixed-up  kid";  "she  felt 
  lost  on  the  first  day  of  school"  [syn:  {baffled},  {befuddled}, 
  {bewildered},  {confounded},  {confused},  {lost},  {mazed}, 
  {mixed-up},  {at  sea}] 




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