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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
Noun: baffled  ba-fuld
  1. People who are frustrated and perplexed
    "the children's faces clearly expressed the frustration of the baffled"
Verb: baffle  ba-ful
  1. Confuse or leave at a loss because of something complex or difficult to understand
    "These questions baffle even the experts";
    - confuse, throw, fox, befuddle, fuddle, bedevil, confound, discombobulate [informal], 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 [informal], spoil, scotch, foil, cross, frustrate, bilk [informal], scupper [informal]
  3. Restrain the emission of (sound, fluid, etc.)
    - regulate

See also: perplexed

Type of: be, forbid, foreclose, forestall, hold back, keep, keep back, people, preclude, prevent, restrain

Encyclopedia: Baffle