bemused bemused  /bɪ ˈmjuzd/


  1. (adj) perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements; filled with bewilderment
  2. (adj) deeply absorbed in thought


  • The SriLankan leg spinner bemused the Indian batsmen with his googlies.


  • Throwback Thursday: Laetitia Casta

    *********** Kenya’s an exhilarating place to be at any time, but it was especially so 15 years ago when Laetitia Casta brought her special brand of sexiness to the African plains. Shooting for the first of her three consecutive appearances in the Swimsuit Issue, the French beauty mingled (sort of) with bemused Kenyans while posing for sun-soaked shoots against an uncluttered horizon. The ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Sports Illustrated


  1. "Everyone has to understand that I'll be manager here next year. That's been made very clear to me," said Hughes. "We are in tune with that we want to do but we are totally frustrated and bemused by the speculation."
    on May 18, 2009 By: Mark Hughes Source: BBC News

  2. "He would have been bemused," says Weir. "But you know, at the same time, wherever he is, he's supportive of what we're up to."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Bob Weir Source: Vancouver Sun

  3. Moustapha said foreclosing the possibility of talking about the Golan Heights at the gathering was "preposterous, but this is exactly what the US administration has said." "And we are supposed to just come attend, be bemused, enjoy our time...
    on Nov 7, 2007 By: Imad Moustapha Source: Forbes

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