V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary



Definition: slightly confused

Synonyms: confused, puzzled, perplexed, thrown, bewildered

Antonyms: clear, composed

Tips: Use bemused to describe someone who is slightly confused.

Usage Examples:

When they first started asking me questions, I have to admit I was a little bemused. (confused, thrown off)

The little baby became bemused by all the adults that entered her house. (slightly confused)

Since it was the first time she attended a party, she had a bemused expression for a moment when a boy asked her to dance. (perplexed, bewildered)

I was bemused when he started to harshly admonish our waiter for taking too long to bring our food. (bewildered, confused)

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