adjective \-ˈplekst\

: unable to understand something clearly or to think clearly

Full Definition of PERPLEXED

:  filled with uncertainty :  puzzled
:  full of difficulty
per·plexed·ly \-ˈplek-səd-lē, -ˈplekst-lē\ adverb

Examples of PERPLEXED

  1. He gave her a perplexed look.
  2. The explanation left me thoroughly perplexed.

First Known Use of PERPLEXED

15th century


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