1. [syn: metagrobolized, metagrobolised, metagrabolized, metagrabolised, mystified]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Mystify \Mys"ti*fy\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mystified; p. pr. &
vb. n. Mystifying.] [F. mystifier, fr. Gr. ? + L. -ficare
(in comp.) to make. See 1st Mystery, and -fy.]
1. To involve in mystery; to make obscure or difficult to
understand; as, to mystify a passage of Scripture.
2. To perplex the mind of; to puzzle; to impose upon the
credulity of; to baffle; as, to mystify an opponent.
He took undue advantage of his credulity and
mystified him exceedingly. --Ld.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: totally perplexed and mixed up; "all this duncical
nonsense has my brains metagrobolized"- Wall Street
Journal [syn: metagrobolized, metagrobolised,
metagrabolized, metagrabolised, mystified]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
26 Moby Thesaurus words for "mystified":
addled, at a loss, at a nonplus, at a stand, at a standstill,
at an impasse, baffled, bamboozled, beat, bewildered, buffaloed,
confounded, dazed, floored, fuddled, in a dilemma, in suspense,
licked, muddled, nonplussed, on tenterhooks, perplexed, puzzled,
stuck, stumped, thrown