people who are frustrated and perplexed;
"the children's faces clearly expressed the frustration of the baffled"
perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements; filled with bewilderment;
"obviously bemused by his questions"
"bewildered and confused"
"a cloudy and confounded philosopher"
"just a mixed-up kid"
"she felt lost on the first day of school"
- One of the exam questions baffled me completely.
- The police were baffled, and Sherlock Holmes was called in to investigate.
- Police are baffled as to the identity of the killer.
- She baffled all our attempts to find her.
- The question baffled me completely and I could not answer.