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Definition of "perplexed" []

  • Filled with confusion or bewilderment; puzzled. (adjective)
  • Full of complications or difficulty; involved. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "perplexed" in a sentence
  • "The redhead, wearing a purple tank top and black leather pants underneath her unbelted black trench, dropped into a crouch in front of a crypt, her expression perplexed as she studied the path."
  • "“Ms. Sexton,” he said, his expression perplexed and troubled."
  • "She traced the tip of a finger over the edge of the box, her expression perplexed."