Definition of Perplexed

1. Adjective. Full of difficulty or confusion or bewilderment. "Perplexed state of the world"




Definition of Perplexed

1. a. Entangled, involved, or confused; hence, embarrassd; puzzled; doubtful; anxious.

Definition of Perplexed

1. Adjective. Confused or puzzled. ¹

2. Adjective. Bewildered. ¹

3. Verb. (past of perplex) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Perplexed

1. perplex [v] - See also: perplex

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Literary usage of Perplexed

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1. Walden by Henry David Thoreau (1897)
"Debate with no man hast them, With questions art never perplexed, As tame at the first sight as now, In thy plain russet gabardine dressed." . ..."

2. History of English Thought in the Eighteenth Century by Leslie Stephen (1902)
"As a natural result, the controversialists were even more short-sighted than usual ; perplexed by the noise and confusion around them, they failed to ..."

3. The Confessions of St. Augustine by Augustine, Thomas, Edward Bouverie Pusey, William Benham (1909)
"... but can not altogether embrace the doctrine of the Church; recovered from the belief In Astrology, but miserably perplexed about the origin of evil; ..."

4. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1843)
"The understanding? of their congregations were perplexed by mystery, their passions were inflamed by invectives; and they rushed from the Christian temples ..."

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