July 12, 2011

Word of the Day: Nonplus

Nonplus \non-PLUHS\ transitive verb

1.  To cause to be at a loss as to what to think, say, or do; to confound; to perplex; to bewilder.

Origin: Nonplus is from the Latin  non plus, "no more".  To be nonplussed is to be at a point where "no more" can be said or done.

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