Definition of

Nonplus

  1. (verb, cognition) be a mystery or bewildering to
    Got me--I don't know the answer!
    a vexing problem
    This question really stuck me

via WordNet, Princeton University

Alternate forms of Nonplus

Hyponyms: elude, escape, mix up, riddle, stump

Hypernyms: bedevil, befuddle, confound, confuse, discombobulate, fox, fuddle, throw

Origin of the word Nonplus

  1. 1580s (n.), properly "state where 'nothing more' can be done or said," from L. non plus "no more, no further." The verb meaning "to bring to a nonplus, to perplex" is attested from 1590s. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

Words that sound like Nonplus

nabalus, nablus, naples, nebulose, nebulous, neoplasia, nepalese, nephology, niblick, noble gas, noblesse, nonpublic, nova lox, novelise, novelize, nymphalis

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