What does bemused mean?

bemused meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1735, past participle adjective from bemuse (v.). Relevant: Bemusedly.

bemused meaning in General Dictionary

deeply soaked up in thought

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  • perplexed by many people contradictory circumstances or statements; full of bewilderment

Sentence Examples with the word bemused

She turned a pleading gaze on Bordeaux, but his bemused regard indicated no quarter there, either.

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