puzzlement

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From puzzle +‎ -ment

NounEdit

puzzlement ‎(countable and uncountable, plural puzzlements)

  1. The confusing state of being puzzled; bewilderment
  2. A puzzle.
    • 2007 October 14, Alex Mindlin, “1924, Through an Ancestor’s Eyes”[1], New York Times:
      The diary contains plenty of small puzzlements.
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