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Noun: baffled  ba-fuld
  1. People who are frustrated and perplexed
    "the children's faces clearly expressed the frustration of the baffled"
Adjective: baffled  ba-fuld
  1. Perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements; filled with bewilderment
    - befuddled, bemused, bewildered, confounded, confused, lost, mazed, mixed-up, at sea
Verb: baffle  ba-ful
  1. Be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly
    "These questions baffle even the experts";
    - confuse, throw, fox, befuddle, fuddle, bedevil, confound, discombobulate, perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, dumbfound
     
  2. Hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of
    "baffle your opponent";
    - thwart, queer, spoil, scotch, foil, cross, frustrate, bilk
     
  3. Check the emission of (sound)
    - regulate

See also: perplexed

Type of: be, bound, confine, forbid, foreclose, forestall, limit, people, preclude, prevent, restrain, restrict, throttle, trammel

Encyclopedia: Baffle