Etymology
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bemused (adj.)

1735, past-participle adjective from bemuse (v.). Related: Bemusedly.

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Definitions of bemused

bemused (adj.)
deeply absorbed in thought;
as distant and bemused as a professor listening to the prattling of his freshman class
Synonyms: lost / preoccupied
bemused (adj.)
perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements; filled with bewilderment;
obviously bemused by his questions
Synonyms: baffled / befuddled / bewildered / confounded / confused / lost / mazed / mixed-up / at sea
From wordnet.princeton.edu