Definition of 'bemusement'
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The outburst caused some bemusement, because at least three of his opponents are frontline politicians. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The billboards advertising it that towered over the slums of Mumbai were met with bemusement and anger. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Others expressed painful bemusement about how this could have happened to the healthy and successful young man standing beside her in recent photographs. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Yet this same group is expressing bemusement at the uproar in Britain and across the world caused by their plans to bring press regulation under statutory control. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Used Rarely. bemusement is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Definition of bemusement from the Collins English Dictionary
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