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Adjective: perplexed  pu(r)'plekst
  1. Full of difficulty, confusion or bewilderment
    "perplexed language"; "perplexed state of the world"
Verb: perplex  pu(r)'pleks
  1. Be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly
    "These questions perplex even the experts";
    - confuse, throw, fox, befuddle, fuddle, bedevil, confound, discombobulate, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, dumbfound
     
  2. Make more complicated
    "There was a new development that perplexed the matter";
    - complicate

See also: at a loss, at sea, baffled, befuddled, bemused, bewildered, confounded, confused, lost, mazed, metagrabolised, metagrabolized, metagrobolised, metagrobolized, mixed-up, mystified, nonplused, nonplussed, puzzled, questioning, quizzical, stuck

Type of: alter, be, change, modify

Antonym: unperplexed