Adjective "bafflingly" definition and examples

(Bafflingly may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Definitions and examples

adverb

  1. 'Some of the tunes are bafflingly uncategorisable.'
  2. 'This is where science & technology take over - except, curiously enough, researchers are yet to fully grasp the physics of swing bowling, just as they have failed, equally bafflingly, to find a cure for common cold.'
  3. 'Australia, bafflingly, has seriously trailed the United States in its use of air conditioning (particularly in people's homes) but we do seem to be finally getting there.'

More definitions

1. to confuse, bewilder, or perplex: He was baffled by the technical language of the instructions.

2. to frustrate or confound; thwart by creating confusion or bewilderment.

3. to check or deflect the movement of (sound, light, fluids, etc.).

4. to equip with a baffle or baffles.

5. Obsolete. to cheat; trick. verb (used without object), baffled, baffling.

6. to struggle ineffectually, as a ship in a gale. noun

7. something that balks,

More examples(as adjective)

"conversations can be bafflingly."

Origin

(baffle)