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perplexed

[ per-plekst ]
/ pərˈplɛkst /
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adjective
bewildered; puzzled: a perplexed state of mind.
complicated; involved; entangled.
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Origin of perplexed

1350–1400; Middle English perplex confused (<Latin perplexus;see per-, complex) + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM perplexed

per·plex·ed·ly [per-plek-sid-lee], /pərˈplɛk sɪd li/, adverbper·plex·ed·ness, nounself-per·plexed, adjectiveun·per·plexed, adjective
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