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at a loss Explained

at a loss at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

31 Moby Thesaurus words for "at a loss":
addled, at a nonplus, at a stand, at a standstill, at an impasse,
baffled, bamboozled, beat, bewildered, buffaloed, confounded,
dazed, floored, fuddled, in a dilemma, in suspense, in the red,
licked, muddled, mystified, nonplussed, on tenterhooks, out,
out of pocket, perplexed, puzzled, stuck, stumped, thrown,
to the bad, unprofitably

at a loss at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

at a loss
adj : filled with bewilderment; "at a loss to understand those
remarks"; "puzzled that she left without saying
goodbye" [syn: {at a loss(p)}, {nonplused}, {nonplussed},
{puzzled}]
adv : below cost; "sold the car at a loss"

at a loss at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Prepositional phrase

Inter: en-PP » at a loss
  • Below the cost or price of purchase.
    1. : We sold those old computers at a loss.
    2. Not sure; uncertain; lacking further ideas, direction, or ability.
    3. : I have fixed the parts I understand, and the rest leaves me at a loss.
    4. : His policies my be ineffective, but he is never at a loss for words.
    5. : Im at a loss how to proceed.''

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » below the cost or price of purchase

  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|à perte
  • Icelandic: Inter: t- » is|með tapi, Inter: qualifier » running at a loss Inter: t- » is|hallarekstur|m, Inter: qualifier » operation at a loss Inter: t- » is|taprekstur|m

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|убыток|tr=s ubýtkom|alt=с убытком|sc=Cyrl


    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » not sure; uncertain; lacking further ideas, direction, or ability
    • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|bezradný|m
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|perdu, Inter: t- » fr|complètement perdu
    • German: Inter: t- » de|ratlos
    • Icelandic: Inter: t- » is|ráðþrota|m, Inter: t- » is|ráðvilltur|m, Inter: t- » is|ráðalaus|m, Inter: qualifier » at a loss for words Inter: t- » is|vefjast tunga um tönn, Inter: qualifier » be at a loss Inter: t- » is|fallast hendur, Inter: qualifier » completely at a loss Inter: t- » is|eins og álfur út úr hól, Inter: qualifier » be at a loss Inter: t- » is|koma af fjöllum, Inter: qualifier » be at a loss for words Inter: t- » is|verða orðfall, Inter: qualifier » be at a loss for an answer Inter: t- » is|svarafátt|alt=verða svarafátt, Inter: qualifier » he was at a loss Inter: t- » is|koma vöflur á|alt=það komu vöflur á hann


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|замешательство|tr=v zamešátelʹstve|alt=в замешательстве|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » ru|растерянный|tr=rastérjannyj|sc=Cyrl

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

    See also

    * lost for words
    Translation: my » at a loss
    Translation: ja » at a loss