Sentence Examples with the word at a loss

Lana watched him, at a loss at what to think of his reaction.

I thought I might be able to fix the time setting by trial and error but I was at a loss establishing a location.

Next morning Marya Dmitrievna took the young ladies to the Iberian shrine of the Mother of God and to Madame Suppert-Roguet, who was so afraid of Marya Dmitrievna that she always let her have costumes at a loss merely to get rid of her.

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Bordeaux seemed to be at a loss for words.

He was at a loss for words.

She stood out of his way, barely able to care for a child and at a loss as to what to do with a boy on the verge of becoming a teenager.

The purely artificial character of the System of Linnaeus and his successors had been perceived, and men were at a loss to find a substitute for it.

When at a loss for good reasons, he had recourse to sophistry; and when heated by altercation, he made unsparing use of sarcasm and invective.

When zoological records failed, Egypto-Hellenic ingenuity was never at a loss for a fanciful invention distilled from the text itself, but which to succeeding copyists appeared as part of the teaching of the original Physiologus.

She clung to the wall, at a loss as to what to do.