How to use "nonplussed" in sentences with meaning in English and Hindi

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Example sentences for "nonplussed" in popular movie and book plots

  • Liv is nonplussed at this, given she already has quite a few ways to defend herself but accepts regardless.  - The Broken Eye
  • The two of them later meet, and Rachel is clearly nonplussed by Mary's ideas and idiosyncratic behavior.  - The Untitled Rachel Berry Project
  • Gabe is nonplussed over the show's aimless premise, but after Alice takes him on a date, they promptly have sex and begin a relationship.  - Welcome to Me
  • Among them is Woody's former flame who smiles at him, a nonplussed Ed with a black eye, and Woody's brother Albert.  - Nebraska (film)
  • She refutes his claim, but Dwight leaves satisfied, telling the attending nurse to call off the baby's circumcision, which the nonplussed nurse refuses to do.  - Jury Duty (The Office)
  • Sue's ex, Ben Boone, is nonplussed at this turn of events, and successfully runs for office against Bascom.  - Blue Jeans (play)
  • Streeter is nonplussed and not a little concerned as he starts to realise Charleston's mental state.  - Thunder Rock (film)
  • The forest beings become nonplussed when Dawn tells them they aren't as scary as what has been chasing them.  - Time of Your Life (Buffy comic)
  • He seems generally nonplussed by their presence.  - Chato's Land
  • Fritz dies very soon after Morgen meets Royal, and she is devastated by his loss and nonplussed by Royal's attention, not seeming to welcome it, but flattered by his gentlemanly manners and thoughtfulness.  - Torchlight to Valhalla
  • Marshall points out the keys and Chloe departs, leaving a nonplussed gang and apparently proving the "Crazy Eyes" theory.  - Swarley
  • During the introductions of the "new professors," a student gets wise with a nonplussed Larry, and in order to test their "mental coordination", Moe begins a rendition of "Swinging the Alphabet", which starts off fine and eventually transcends into a jazzy, off-time performance.  - Violent Is the Word for Curly
  • She begins to doubt her job, and is especially nonplussed after learning that others are more than willing to take her place.  - Under the Skin (novel)
  • However, Hacker is equally nonplussed at his own embarrassment.  - A Question of Loyalty
  • "), and the Colonel is somewhat nonplussed by both Frazer's unique rendition of the Robert Burns poem Scots Wha Hae (with strategic updating and references to Hitler) and Jones' complicated explanation of where the term 'limeys' originated, but all seems to be going well, with a number of pleasing propaganda photos taken.  - My British Buddy
  • The night of the party is a disappointment for some members of both groups; Andula and her friends are repulsed by the unappealing soldiers, whom they call "old buffers", and a trio of reservists are so nonplussed by the situation that they commit a series of comic faux pas, like sending a bottle of wine to the wrong table and dropping a wedding ring that one of them is trying to hide, only to watch it roll across the floor and land at the feet of the young women who are the objects of their lust.  - Loves of a Blonde
  • Koharu begins talking to him, but asks him such morbid questions about suicide that the samurai is positively nonplussed by such morbidity.  - The Love Suicides at Amijima
  • Baburao is nonplussed by Raju's indignation and calls his bluff.  - Hera Pheri (2000 film)
  • She in turn is nonplussed to discover Sandy and Sorel kissing in the library.  - Hay Fever (play)

Example sentences for "nonplussed" in interesting articles

  • It was the funniest thing I’d heard in months — I literally doubled over laughing at how nonplussed he must have been to see it not only implemented, but implemented to rousing success.From the Associated Press in 1935:“A snub,” defined the first lady, “is the effort of a person who feels superior to make someone else feel inferior.  - Okay, Feminism, It’s Time We Had a Talk About Empathy (2013)

Meaning of "nonplussed" in English

  • filled with bewilderment
    - puzzled that she left without saying goodbye

Meaning of "nonplussed" in Hindi

  • स्तंभित

Synonyms of "nonplussed"

  • nonplused
  • puzzled
  • at a loss

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