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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbemusedbe‧mused /bɪˈmjuːzd/ adjective  CONFUSEDlooking as if you are confused syn bewildered a bemused expressionbemused by He looked slightly bemused by all the questions.see thesaurus at confusedbemusedly /bɪˈmjuːzɪdli/ adverbbemusement noun [uncountable] a look of bemusementbemuse verb [transitive]
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bemusedHe was still bemused about the money.Edberg looked bemused by the questions.Shop-owners and residents alike seem bemused by the recent arrival of so many tourists.She told him to leave, but he just sat there with a bemused expression on his face.Diana's gesture did not surprise her, merely bemused her.He was a gentle, courteous, convivial, slightly bemused romantic, born out of his time.Silently, and still bemused, she held out the receiver.This was a contest that will be remembered as the day the Saints became bemused sinners.The Front Runners stop periodically and then run a twenty-yard dash, to the applause of bemused spectators.The fact that the dream was, after all, coming true quite bemused the community.
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