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per·plexed

perplexed

 
pronunciation:
pr plekst
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: puzzled, confused, or uncertain.
He was confident that she would answer yes to his proposal, so he was terribly perplexed when her answer was no.Naturally she was perplexed when her car wasn't in the spot where she parked it.
synonyms:
baffled, befuddled, puzzled
similar words:
bamboozled, bewildered, buffaloed, confounded, confused, lost, mystified, quizzical, stumped
definition 2: of a subject or situation, complicated or confused.
synonyms:
complicated, entangled, involved
similar words:
complex, confused, convoluted, involuted, mystified, snarled
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derivation: perplexedly (adv.)