Greeted with derision in some corners and perplexity in others, the movement's new magazine launches at CPAC today.
This change in plan was a source of perplexity bordering on irritation to the Queen.
I am not sure how helpful that is, except that the communing certainly keeps us from feeling totally isolated in our perplexity.
It is the perplexity of this situation that has caused most of the paralysis in Congress.
People were sick, and died, and their perplexity was at an end.
"Precisely that," answered the man, laughing at my perplexity.
She stood there, with the keys on her forefinger, the picture of perplexity and concern.
"But I thought you said it was good news," Theodora said, in some perplexity.
Maria stared at him, an expression of perplexity coming into her face.
Finally, in his perplexity, he determined to leave the matter to his confessor.
c.1300, "bewilderment," from Old French perplexite "confusion, perplexity," from Late Latin perplexitatem (nominative perplexitas), from Latin perplexus "confused, involved, interwoven," from per- "completely" + plexus "entangled," past participle of plectere "to twine" (see complex (adj.)). From 1590s as "something that causes perplexity."