One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘young Lewis seemed remarkably nonplussed by the whole affair’
confused, bewildered, bemused, puzzled, perplexed, baffled, stumped, mystified, stupefied, muddled, befuddled, fuddled, dumbfounded, at sea, at a loss, at sixes and sevens, thrown, thrown off balance, taken aback, disoriented, disconcerted, discomposed, troubled, discomfited, unnerved, shaken, shaken up, dazed, stunned, surprised, astonished, astounded
informal flummoxed, bamboozled, discombobulated, clueless, fazed, floored, stumped, foxed
Canadian NZ Australian informal bushed
archaic wildered, mazed, distracted
unperturbed, untroubled, undisturbed, unworried, unconcerned, unmoved, unflustered, unruffled, unshaken, undismayed
calm, composed, cool, collected, controlled, unemotional, serene, tranquil, self-possessed, self-assured, poised, level-headed, at ease, placid, cool, calm, and collected, unflappable, unflinching, as cool as a cucumber
unfazed, laid-back, together
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