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perplexed Syllabification: per·plexed
Pronunciation: /pərˈplekst/

Definition of perplexed in English:


Completely baffled; very puzzled: she gave him a perplexed look
More example sentences
  • One has a look of perplexed surprise; the other, a haughty indifference.
  • That edginess was not helped by the sort of erratic refereeing which caused perplexed reactions in both technical areas.
  • His face screwed up into a perplexed expression.


Pronunciation: /pərˈpleksədlē/
Example sentences
  • Cameron watched her perplexedly, feeling slightly queasy.
  • He turned and left the guard, who watched him perplexedly.
  • I gazed down perplexedly at the top of her glossy, jet-black head.
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