😕 confused face emoji meaning

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A neutral face with a confused expression; the face isn’t happy nor sad - it’s just a bit puzzled by what is happening. Also known as the Puzzled Face and could be claimed to be the emoji version of the text face :s. Not to be confused with Raised Eyebrow Face, which shares a similar quizzical look.

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How to use confused face emoji

Did your friend just tell you they have been accepted for clown school? Or perhaps you saw a unicorn walk past your window? Either way, the face you pull in that situation likely mirrors this emoji. Therefore it’s perfect for very confusing situations. Let’s take a simple use case scenario; your friend is a passionate hater of sushi. Despite her distaste for raw fish however, she suggests going to a sushi restaurant for lunch. While you’re contemplating the fact that she may have a sudden love interest or an onset case of the crazies, you would likely use the confused face to express your puzzlement.

History of the 😕 emoji

Confused Face was approved as part of Unicode 6.1 and later added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015. Unicode 6.1 was a small increment for emojis but did include some absolute classics including Anguished Face and Kissing Face.

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