I sit up straighter and have an air when using this word.  It just  cries for such gallantry.  Thanks again to Farmer Farthing's beautiful vocabulary for providing another great word!     nonplussed   non·plus [non-pluhs, non-pluhs]   verb (used with object), non·plussed or non·plused, non·plus·sing or non·plus·ing. 1.  to render utterly perplexed; puzzle … Continue reading Nonplussed