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nonplus

Saltos de línea: non|plus
Pronunciación: /nɒnˈplʌs
 
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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.
Sinónimos
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

sustantivo

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

Origen

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

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