AskDefine | Define perplexed

Dictionary Definition

perplexed adj : full or difficulty or confusion or bewilderment; "perplexed language"; "perplexed state of the world" [ant: unperplexed]

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English

Pronunciation

Adjective

  1. Confused or puzzled.
  2. Bewildered.

Translations

Confused or puzzled
Bewildered

Verb

perplexed
  1. past of perplex

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Byzantine, addled, at a loss, at a nonplus, at a stand, at a standstill, at an impasse, baffled, balled up, balled-up, bamboozled, beat, bewildered, beyond one, bothered, buffaloed, chaotic, complex, complicated, confounded, confused, convoluted, crabbed, cramp, daedal, dazed, devious, difficult, discomposed, disconcerted, disordered, disorganized, disturbed, elaborate, embarrassed, embrangled, entangled, floored, flustered, fluttered, fouled up, fuddled, fussed, garbled, hard, hard to understand, implicated, in a dilemma, in a jumble, in a pother, in a pucker, in a stew, in a sweat, in a swivet, in a tizzy, in suspense, intricate, involuted, involved, jumbled, knotted, knotty, labyrinthian, labyrinthine, licked, loused up, many-faceted, matted, mazy, meandering, messed up, mixed up, mixed-up, mucked up, muddled, multifarious, mystified, nonplussed, obfuscated, obscure, obscured, on tenterhooks, overtechnical, perturbed, put-out, puzzled, ramified, rattled, roundabout, ruffled, scrambled, screwed up, shaken, shook, shuffled, snarled, stuck, stumped, subtle, tangled, tangly, thrown, tough, twisted, unsettled, upset
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