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bemusedadjective

 us   /bɪˈmjuzd/
slightlyconfused; not ​knowing what to do or how to ​understand something: He was ​looking from one ​face to the other with an ​air of bemused ​disbelief.
(Definition of bemused from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bemused”
in Spanish perplejo, estupefacto…
in Vietnamese làm sửng sốt…
in Malaysian kebingungan…
in Thai ซึ่งสับสน…
in French stupéfait…
in German verwirrt…
in Chinese (Simplified) 糊涂的,茫然的…
in Turkish biraz kafası karışmış, hafif şaşırmış…
in Russian озадаченный…
in Indonesian keheranan, kagum, kaget…
in Chinese (Traditional) 糊塗的,茫然的…
in Polish zakłopotany…
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