Compartir esta entrada
nonplus Saltos de línea: non|plus
Pronunciación: /nɒnˈplʌs/

Definición de nonplus en inglés:

verbo (nonplusses, nonplussing, nonplussed)

[with object]
Surprise and confuse (someone) so much that they are unsure how to react: Diane was nonplussed by such an odd question
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • No doubt middle class people will be nonplussed by my compliance with the doctor's wishes.
  • The boys are nonplussed by his invasion into their lives, to say the least.
  • Alex walked out slowly, nonplussed by the lack of surprise at his arrival.
surprise, stun, dumbfound, confound, astound, astonish, amaze, take aback, disconcert, stop someone in their tracks, throw, throw/catch off balance;
informal faze, flummox, floor, flabbergast, discombobulate, stump, bamboozle, fox


Volver al principio  
A state of being very surprised and confused: reduced to a perfect nonplus, he rose from his chair


Late 16th century: from Latin non plus 'not more'. The noun originally meant 'a state in which no more can be said or done'.

Definición de nonplus en:
Compartir esta entrada

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Los comentarios que no respeten nuestras Normas comunitarias podrían ser moderados o eliminados.

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabras relacionadas