Nonplussed

Have you ever wondered about the meaning of the word ‘nonplussed’? It has changed over the years.

The Latin phrase non plus, “not more, no further,” entered English as a noun with the following meaning:

A state in which no more can be said or done; inability to proceed in speech or action; a state of perplexity or puzzlement; a standstill. Learn more.

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