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Adjective: bemused  bi'myoozd
  1. Deeply absorbed in thought
    "as distant and bemused as a professor listening to the prattling of his freshman class";
    - lost, preoccupied
  2. Perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements; filled with bewilderment
    "obviously bemused by his questions";
    - baffled, befuddled, bewildered, confounded, confused, lost, mazed, mixed-up, at sea
Verb: bemuse  bi'myooz
  1. Cause to be confused emotionally
    "This play will delight and bemuse you with its nimble humour";
    - bewilder, discombobulate [informal], throw

See also: perplexed, thoughtful

Type of: discomfit, discompose, disconcert, untune, upset