how to pronounce puzzled


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the above transcription of puzzled is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

puzzled is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of puzzled in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… that I really very puzzled to see is …”

meanings of puzzled


  1. Confused or perplexed.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of puzzle.

puzzled frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word puzzled occurs in english on average 3.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics puzzled can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that puzzled can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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