Origin of perplexed
OTHER WORDS FROM perplexedper·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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How to use perplexed in a sentence
I sat perplexed with my fleshy bottom folding over a mound of quartz.How a Plus-Size Hiker Found Her Footing on the Trail|syadron|August 22, 2021|Outside Online
While I adjusted the shelter, a woman with an elegant parka and an even more elegant dog walked past us, gawking and perplexed.How the Reality Show ‘Alone’ Got Me Through the Pandemic|aweinberg|July 28, 2021|Outside Online
The HbA1c shift was exciting, but Faustman was perplexed when she looked for its cause.A repurposed TB vaccine shows early promise against diseases like diabetes and MS|Amanda B. Keener|June 2, 2021|Science News
My well-meaning if perplexed parents attempted to secure care for me through standard methods.How Nature Helped Me Recover from an Eating Disorder|Kate Siber|March 25, 2021|Outside Online
And, if they can sit tight through too many similar home-recording scenes, it should help the perplexed appreciate her appeal.Billie Eilish: The World's a Little Blurry Is a Mostly Fascinating Portrait of an Apocalyptic Teen Pop Star|Judy Berman|February 26, 2021|Time
A CDC that seems perplexed by the ABCs of containing a highly predictable outbreak.
In fact, a number of officers were perplexed that religious freedom was considered to be a serious issue within the service.
Our family is fanatically loyal to accommodating businesses and avoid those that seem perplexed by us.Disney World Means Everything to a Special Needs Mom|Elizabeth Picciuto|July 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A young Martin, perplexed by this, asked his parents for an explanation.Bigotry Is Back, 60 Years After Brown v. Board of Education|Dean Obeidallah|May 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But little has perplexed me in recent years quite so much as the supposed miracle that is Soylent.
He thrust his tiny tuft of beard between his teeth—a trick he had when perplexed or thoughtful.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
"Better so," was the Senora's sole reply; and she fell again into still deeper, more perplexed thought about the hidden treasure.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
He is perplexed and hindered by the lack of soldiers, but is doing his best with his small forces.
He leaped out to see what had happened, and, after a few perplexed and exhausting moments, remembered.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
The observer might well remain perplexed at the pathetic discord between human work and human wants.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock