Antonyms for nonplussed
|Grammar : Verb|
|Spell : non-pluhs, non-pluhs|
|Phonetic Transcription : nɒnˈplʌs, ˈnɒn plʌs|
Definition of nonplussedOrigin :
- c.1600, past participle adjective from nonplus.
- verb confuse, perplex
- The captain, nonplussed, looked at Marius, and Florimond surprised the look.
- Extract from : « St. Martin's Summer » by Rafael Sabatini
- They were nonplussed, but their boss had not lost his nerve.
- Extract from : « Whispering Smith » by Frank H. Spearman
- He looked at Druel with such composure that the latter for a moment was nonplussed.
- Extract from : « Nan of Music Mountain » by Frank H. Spearman
- This nonplussed the fanatic, who had come possibly with an eye to business.
- Extract from : « Policing the Plains » by R.G. MacBeth
- For the moment Livingston was nonplussed, and declined to make any offer.
- Extract from : « Union and Democracy » by Allen Johnson
- De Lotbinière was nonplussed, but he had not yet come to the duels.
- Extract from : « The False Chevalier » by William Douw Lighthall
- Jimmy says the rabbit was nonplussed, and the other dog caught it easily.
- Extract from : « Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 150, March 1, 1916 » by Various
- John recognized the men as deputy sheriffs and for a moment he was nonplussed.
- Extract from : « Spring Street » by James H. Richardson
- This was dismaying news and for the moment Dick was nonplussed.
- Extract from : « The Rover Boys on the Farm » by Arthur M. Winfield (AKA Edward Stratemeyer)
- The barkeeper was nonplussed, and asked what a tin-roof cocktail was.
- Extract from : « As A Chinaman Saw Us » by Anonymous
Synonyms for nonplussed
- mess with one's head
- rattle one's cage
- take aback
- throw into tizzy
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