nonplussed : Common Errors in English

About nonplussed

“Nonplussed” means to be stuck, often in a puzzling or embarrassing way, unable to go further (“non” = “no” + “plus” = “further” ). It does not mean, as many people seem to think, “calm, in control.”

nonplussed Meaning(s)

  • (v) be a mystery or bewildering to
  • (s) filled with bewilderment

nonplussed in News

  • The best is yet to come for Nick Brinson

    I was sitting on trainer Hector Bermudez’s couch last Saturday, watching the replay of the Nick Brinson – Jorge Melendez brawl at Turning Stone Casino the night before. You must feel so validated, I said. “Not yet,” came the nonplussed answer. “That’s for when I get to the Freddie Roach level.” The steely confidence is real.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: The Troy Record

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