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  1. puzzling or bewildering; hard to understand, figure out, or solve: One of the most perplexing aspects of owning a cat is trying to decipher its various body movements and meows.The history of the universe is one of the most perplexing subjects of all time.

Origin of perplexing


Other words from perplexing

  • per·plex·ing·ly, adverb
  • un·per·plex·ing, adjective

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