Etymology
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bafflement (n.)

"state of being baffled," 1841, from baffle (v.) + -ment.

updated on March 18, 2017

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Definitions of bafflement from WordNet

bafflement (n.)
confusion resulting from failure to understand;
Synonyms: bewilderment / obfuscation / puzzlement / befuddlement / mystification / bemusement
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