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puzzled

adjective uk   /ˈpʌz.l̩d/ us  
B2 confused because you do not understand something: He had a puzzled look on his face. I'm still puzzled as to why she said that. I'm a bit puzzled that I haven't heard from Liz for so long.
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in Korean 당황한…
in Arabic مُشَوَّش…
in Portuguese confuso, perplexo…
in Catalan perplex, desconcertat…
in Japanese 戸惑った, 不思議そうな…
in Italian confuso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 迷惑的,感到不解的…
in Russian озадаченный…
in Turkish şaşırmış, afallamış, şaşkın…
in Chinese (Simplified) 迷惑的,感到不解的…
in Polish zdziwiony…
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