Synonyms for bemused

Synonyms for (adjective) bemused

Synonyms: at sea, befuddled, bemused, bewildered, baffled, mixed-up, confounded, confused, lost, mazed

Definition: perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements; filled with bewilderment

Usage: obviously bemused by his questions; bewildered and confused; a cloudy and confounded philosopher; just a mixed-up kid; she felt lost on the first day of school

Similar words: perplexed

Definition: full of difficulty or confusion or bewilderment

Usage: perplexed language; perplexed state of the world


Synonyms: preoccupied, bemused, deep in thought, lost

Definition: deeply absorbed in thought

Usage: as distant and bemused as a professor listening to the prattling of his freshman class; lost in thought; a preoccupied frown

Similar words: thoughtful

Definition: exhibiting or characterized by careful thought

Usage: a thoughtful paper