Definition for bemused (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), be·mused, be·mus·ing.
Examples from the Web for bemused
A bemused line reading sneaks in when you are anticipating a hammy hard sell.
But the prevailing emotion that day, even among us awardees, was a bemused sense of boredom, restlessness and insatiability.
Some folks watch Bieber's challenges with bemused interest, others with disgust, and others with genuine concern.
Messina would introduce himself to bemused staffers and ask them to visit his office for a second or two.No Drama Obama’s Dramatic 2012 Reelection Campaign|Richard Wolffe|September 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Bemused, two journalists behind me wondered aloud “what this guy is doing here.”Matt & Tom Berninger on The National’s Doc ‘Mistaken for Strangers’|Melissa Leon|April 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
She tried again now, bemused, and once more gave it up, although somehow this time she did feel a bit nearer success.The Trial of Callista Blake|Edgar Pangborn
The thought of raising the bid of five hundred gold to a thousand or more had bemused him, blunted his ordinary cunning.The Pagan Madonna|Harold MacGrath
I then fell into a sort of bemused condition, as though I were ruminating what could next be done.The Mercy of Allah|Hilaire Belloc
For an instant he was bemused, and one who passed by heard him muttering broken words.All Men are Ghosts|L. P. Jacks
She led him, unresisting but bemused, towards the gate, and into a confectioner's.The Grey Wig: Stories and Novelettes|Israel Zangwill
British Dictionary definitions for bemused (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for bemused (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for bemused (1 of 2)
1735, past participle adjective from bemuse (v.). Related: Bemusedly.