flustered flustered  /f ˈlə stərd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) thrown into a state of agitated confusion; (`rattled' is an informal term)

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Never rushed his answers or got flustered.
  2. She was flustered, happy and joyful.
  3. Some Northern and Midwestern states that pride themselves on strong public-school systems, meanwhile, have been flustered as the gap persists and, in some cases, even widens.

News

  1. U.S. Open leaderboard 2013: Ian Poulter drops 2 shots on Saturday morning restart

    Poulter is often referred to as a one of the best "grinders" in the game -- someone typically unaffected by bad breaks, a bad hole, or extreme conditions. The test that the USGA set up for the second round flustered most golfers into compounding mistakes, but Poulter can usually bear down.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Philly.com

  2. Jason Dufner launches his club into Merion creek at U.S. Open

    Jason Dufner is often praised -- or critiqued, depending on who you are -- for never expressing any emotion on the golf course because he barely blinks, smiles, frowns, or furrows a brow. The U.S. Open course flustered him on Friday afternoon, however, as the No. 20 player in the world slammed his club down in a creek on the Merion Course after his ball had just previously gone for a rinse in ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: SB Nation

  3. Katie Couric Gets Flustered Over Henry Cavill's 'Packaging'

    When you're a TV talk show host, sometimes there will be moments when a guest is so extremely good looking that it makes you starstruck and flustered. Katie Couric might be a veteran news anchor who's skilled in the art of the TV interview, but even she sometimes gets thrown a very delicious looking curve ball that throws off her game. In this short clip, Man of Steel 's very handsome Henry ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Zimbio

Quotes

  1. "You get flustered and you forget where you're supposed to be," Ohuruogu said.
    on Feb 23, 2009 By: Christine Ohuruogu Source: ESPN

  2. "He's a very good pitcher," Mets manager Jerry Manuel said of Takahashi. "He doesn't seem to get flustered. He's very poised (on the mound)."
    on Jun 12, 2010 By: Jerry Manuel Source: TSN

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