nonplus in English

surprise and confuse (someone) so much that they are unsure how to react.
Diane was nonplussed by such an odd question
a state of being very surprised and confused.

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1. TYPICAL USE:He was nonplus by the strange customs he saw everywhere in the country.

2. 29 The professor is never at a nonplus, and never perplexed by a problem.

3. Synonyms for Abash include confound, confuse, discomfit, disconcert, discountenance, embarrass, faze, fluster, mortify and nonplus

4. As well as running the label, Actress remixed Various Productions, wrote for the seminal techno imprint Soma Records, put out singles and EPs through Prime Numbers and Nonplus and released the 'Splazsh’ and 'R.I.P' albums on Honest Jons, the British independent record label …