baffled affled adj. not understanding.

Syn: uncomprehending. [WordNet 1.5]

2. discouraged by failure to accomplish a goal and uncertain how to proceed; -- used especially of feelings of defeat and discouragement.

Syn: balked, discomfited, discouraged, frustrated. [WordNet 1.5]

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