perplexity definition

  • noun:
    • The state to be perplexed or puzzled.
    • The state of being intricate or complicated: "the perplexity of life in twentieth-century America” ( Daniel J. Boorstin).
    • a thing that perplexes.
    • their state or quality of being perplexed; puzzled or disoriented.
    • something which perplexes.
    • the standard or condition of being perplexed or confused; problem; intricacy; entanglement; distraction of mind through doubt or trouble; embarrassment; bewilderment; question.
    • An intricate or involved condition or problem; the type to be complex, complicated, or included.
    • hawaii to be perplexed; distraction of mind through question or difficulty; embarrassment; bewilderment.
    • A perplexing situation, condition of things, or conjuncture of affairs; whatever is a source of distraction or puzzlement of mind.
    • difficulty or confusion caused by complexity

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