[non-pluhs, non-pluhs] /nɒnˈplʌs, ˈnɒn plʌs/
verb (used with object), nonplussed or nonplused, nonplussing or nonplusing.
to render utterly perplexed; puzzle completely.
a state of utter perplexity.
verb -plusses, -plussing, -plussed (US) -pluses, -plusing, -plused
(transitive) to put at a loss; confound: he was nonplussed by the sudden announcement
noun (pl) -pluses
a state of utter perplexity prohibiting action or speech
c.1600, past participle adjective from nonplus.
“to bring to a nonplus, to perplex,” 1590s, from the noun (1580s), properly “state where ‘nothing more’ can be done or said,” from Latin non plus “no more, no further” (see plus). Related: Nonplussed.
[poh-et-ik] /poʊˈɛt ɪk/ adjective, Also, poetical 1. possessing the qualities or charm of : poetic descriptions of nature. 2. of or relating to a or . 3. characteristic of or befitting a : poetic feeling; poetic insight. 4. endowed with the faculty or feeling of a : a poetic eulogist. 5. having or showing the […]
[non-point] /ˈnɒnˌpɔɪnt/ adjective 1. of or relating to a source of pollution that is not readily and specifically identifiable, as water runoff.
[poi-zuh-nuh s] /ˈpɔɪ zə nəs/ adjective 1. full of or containing : poisonous air; a poisonous substance. 2. harmful; destructive: poisonous to animals; poisonous rumors. 3. deeply malicious; malevolent: poisonous efforts. /nɒnˈpɔɪzənəs/ adjective 1. not having the effects or qualities of a poison /ˈpɔɪzənəs/ adjective 1. having the effects or qualities of a poison 2. […]
[non-poh-ler] /nɒnˈpoʊ lər/ adjective, Physical Chemistry. 1. containing no permanently dipolar molecules; lacking a dipole.