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Princeton's WordNet

  1. perplexedadjective

    full of difficulty or confusion or bewilderment

    "perplexed language"; "perplexed state of the world"

    unconfused, unperplexed, unbaffled

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  1. perplexedadjective

    bewildered, confused, puzzled, disconcerted

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  1. List of paraphrases for "perplexed":

    puzzled, bewildered, boggled, confused, stumped, baffled

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  1. Mo Rakib:

    I'm very perplexed as to why the People's Republic of China would want to be on the edges of a neighborhood that is so multi-ethnic, multi-religious. The Muslim community has a large base here, the Muslim community is very linked with each other, regardless of what part of the world we're from. There's always a feeling of affinity from one community to the other based on shared values and shared faith. And that's no different for the Uyghur community.

  2. Lao-tzu, The Way of Lao-tzu:

    To have little is to possess.To have plenty is to be perplexed.

  3. Heather Lydia Thornhill:

    When your focus is perplexed And you know you are right You are the fairest and cutest With all of your might.

  4. Nick Pope:

    None of this detracts from the fact that they provide a valuable service to UFO witnesses, with field investigators looking into the sightings, sometimes turning up a conventional explanation and other times simply giving perplexed witnesses someone with whom to engage.

  5. Mark Andersen:

    I'm quite perplexed that people are very energetic in trying to stop people from casting their ballot, given the devastation that Bay County has experienced.

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