perplex definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To confuse or trouble with anxiety or question. See Synonyms at problem.
    • In order to make confusedly complex; complicate.
    • To involve; to entangle; to produce intricate or complicated, and difficult to be unraveled or recognized.
    • To embarrass; to puzzle; to distract; to bewilder; to confuse; to trouble with ambiguity, suspense, or anxiety.
    • To affect; to vex; to tormen.
  • verb:
    • To cause to feel baffled; to puzzle.
    • be a mystery or bewildering to
    • make more complex
  • adjective:
    • intricate; hard
    • Intricate; difficult.
  • others:
    • Intricate; hard.
    • To make complex; incorporate; entangle; make complicated and difficult to be grasped or unraveled.
    • To embarrass; puzzle; distract; bewilder; difficulty with anticipation, anxiety, or ambiguity.
    • Synonyms To complicate, tangle, snarl.
    • Puzzle, etc. (see embarrass), confuse, harass, pose, nonplus, place to a stand, mystify.
  • noun:
    • a problem; an entanglement; some thing challenging comprehend; a perplexity.

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