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Synonyms for perplex
pərˈplɛks

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfound(verb)

    be a mystery or bewildering to

    "This beats me!"; "Got me--I don't know the answer!"; "a vexing problem"; "This question really stuck me"

    Synonyms:
    drum, lay, take, cause, receive, get at, outfox, wash up, foil, start, besot, father, experience, mystify, pound, rile, stun, have, become, sustain, stay, put, scram, regulate, drive, start out, amaze, stimulate, sire, model, devil, cohere, sting, engender, get to, cleave, go, fix, scotch, pay back, annoy, stick, suffer, beat up, beat, set about, trounce, get down, thrum, incur, posture, stick by, draw, contract, bring forth, grow, dumbfound, stupefy, exhaust, overreach, stick around, set out, agitate, flap, rag, crush, arrest, stick to, develop, outwit, throw, bring, bewilder, nettle, irritate, mother, set, personate, stir up, lodge, quiver, buzz off, catch, present, scramble, wedge, shake up, make, beget, puzzle, flummox, stand by, thump, cross, get, generate, bind, complicate, nark, find, outsmart, deposit, cling, obtain, vex, worry, pose, adhere, capture, position, aim, induce, ticktack, spoil, work over, tucker out, raise up, bother, bunk, gravel, begin, disturb, impersonate, fetch, discombobulate, circumvent, let, get under one's skin, frustrate, sit, astound, arrive, tick, produce, pulsate, convey, thwart, bond, acquire, come, bemuse, tucker, commove, pay off, bilk, astonish, ticktock, bugger off, beat out, hold fast, chafe, vanquish, shell, stay put, place, nonplus, commence, baffle

  2. complicate, perplex(verb)

    make more complicated

    "There was a new development that complicated the matter"

    Synonyms:
    elaborate, refine, stick, dumbfound, nonplus, pose, stupefy, puzzle, gravel, mystify, rarify, bewilder, get, beat, flummox, amaze, complicate, baffle, vex

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. perplex

    Synonyms:
    embarrass, puzzle, entangle, involve, encumber, complicate, confuse, bewilder, mystify, harass, entangle

    Antonyms:
    clear, enlighten, explicate, disentangle, simplify, elucidate, disencumber

Editors Contribution

  1. confuse

    very confused and baffled.

    he was so perplexed he started to cry.

    Submitted by rinat on June 7, 2017  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. perplex(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    entangle, tangle, complicate, involve, snarl, make intricate, make difficult

  2. perplex(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    embarrass, puzzle, distract, pose, bewilder, beset, mystify, confuse, confound

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