Synonyms and Antonyms of perplexity
a state of mental uncertainty
- Seeing her perplexity, the teacher stepped in with a helpful hint.
bafflement, bamboozlement, befuddlement, bemusement, bewilderment, confusedness, confusion, discombobulation, distraction, fog, muddle, mystification, puzzlement, tangle, whirl
abashment, discomfiture, disconcertment, embarrassment, mortification
agitation, chagrin, discomfort, dismay, disquiet, distress, disturbance, perturbation, upset
bother, commotion, dither, flurry, fluster, fuss, stew, turmoil