Definition of puzzling in English:

puzzling

Line breaks: puz|zling
Pronunciation: /ˈpʌz(ə)lɪŋ
 
, ˈpʌzlɪŋ/

adjective

  • Causing one to be puzzled; perplexing: only one very puzzling question remains unanswered
    More example sentences
    • Given the large structural changes in the complex, the small change in dynamics might seem puzzling.
    • IBS can affect children, too, giving them a puzzling set of digestive complaints.
    • Every few yards there is a surreal spectacle, a puzzling riddle or a mysterious door.

Derivatives

puzzlingly

adverb
[sentence adverb]: puzzlingly, he was never able to attend gatherings of contributors in Oxford [as submodifier]: prices for Goya paintings are still puzzlingly low
More example sentences
  • ‘I don't have the voice in my head,’ he says, puzzlingly, ‘It is on the paper.’
  • ‘I've been trying to say this to you for the best part of 10 years, but never quite found the words,’ he said, puzzlingly.
  • It's pleasant, but puzzlingly inconsequential.

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