Nonplussed in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Nonplussed

confused about how to behave or respond

Examples of Nonplussed in a sentence

When the politician was questioned about his position on a tough issue, he appeared nonplussed and took a long time to respond to the reporter. 🔊

The embarrassed foster child was nonplussed when his classmates asked about his parents.  🔊

While our host and hostess argued during dinner, my wife and I were nonplussed and not sure of whether or not to intervene. 🔊

The famous actor became angry and appeared nonplussed when the interviewer questioned him about his ex-wife.  🔊

Because Jim has an anxiety disorder, he appeared nonplussed behind the podium.  🔊

The suspect was nonplussed and began to stutter when the police told him his accomplice had made a deal.  🔊

When the chief of police learned he was about to be arrested, he became nonplussed and refused to answer any questions.  🔊

Jane is a shy girl who always feels nonplussed at social events.  🔊

Even the experienced doctor was nonplussed when he saw the patient with a chainsaw in his skull.  🔊

The inexperienced teenage driver was nonplussed when his car began to slide on the ice.  🔊

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