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Meaning of PERPLEXED

Pronunciation:  pur'plekst

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  full or difficulty or confusion or bewilderment; "perplexed language"; "perplexed state of the world"

PERPLEXED is a 9 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: at a loss(p), at sea, baffled, befuddled, bemused, bewildered, confounded, confused, lost, mazed, metagrabolised, metagrabolized, metagrobolised, metagrobolized, mixed-up, mystified, nonplused, nonplussed, puzzled, questioning, quizzical, stuck
 Antonyms: unperplexed



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Per*plexed"\, a.
Entangled, involved, or confused; hence, embarrassd; puzzled;
doubtful; anxious. -- {Per*plex"ed*ly}, adv. --
{Per*plex"ed*ness}, n.

Thesaurus Terms
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