Sunday, May 31, 2009

Bemused means befuddled

The definition of "bemused" isn't "amused." If someone is bemused, they are confused; lost in thought; bewildered; baffled. If you want to say that someone is amused, there is a word for that: "amused."

In this blog, we will highlight instances of professional or semi-professional writers misusing this slippery word in its various parts of speech.

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