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Definition of Perplexed

Perplexed
Perplex Per*plex", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Perplexed; p. pr. & vb. n. Perplexing.] [L. perplexari. See Perplex, a.] 1. To involve; to entangle; to make intricate or complicated, and difficult to be unraveled or understood; as, to perplex one with doubts. No artful wildness to perplex the scene. --Pope. What was thought obscure, perplexed, and too hard for our weak parts, will lie open to the understanding in a fair view. --Locke. 2. To embarrass; to puzzle; to distract; to bewilder; to confuse; to trouble with ambiguity, suspense, or anxiety. ``Perplexd beyond self-explication.' --Shak. We are perplexed, but not in despair. --2 Cor. iv. 8. We can distinguish no general truths, or at least shall be apt to perplex the mind. --Locke. 3. To plague; to vex; to tormen. --Glanvill. Syn: To entangle; involve; complicate; embarrass; puzzle; bewilder; confuse; distract. See Embarrass.
Perplexed
Perplexed Per*plexed", a. Entangled, involved, or confused; hence, embarrassd; puzzled; doubtful; anxious. -- Per*plex"ed*ly, adv. -- Per*plex"ed*ness, n.
Perplex
Perplex Per*plex", a. [L. perplexus entangled, intricate; per + plectere, plexum, to plait, braid: cf. F. perplexe. See Per-, and Plait.] Intricate; difficult. [Obs.] --Glanvill.
Perplex
Perplex Per*plex", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Perplexed; p. pr. & vb. n. Perplexing.] [L. perplexari. See Perplex, a.] 1. To involve; to entangle; to make intricate or complicated, and difficult to be unraveled or understood; as, to perplex one with doubts. No artful wildness to perplex the scene. --Pope. What was thought obscure, perplexed, and too hard for our weak parts, will lie open to the understanding in a fair view. --Locke. 2. To embarrass; to puzzle; to distract; to bewilder; to confuse; to trouble with ambiguity, suspense, or anxiety. ``Perplexd beyond self-explication.' --Shak. We are perplexed, but not in despair. --2 Cor. iv. 8. We can distinguish no general truths, or at least shall be apt to perplex the mind. --Locke. 3. To plague; to vex; to tormen. --Glanvill. Syn: To entangle; involve; complicate; embarrass; puzzle; bewilder; confuse; distract. See Embarrass.

Meaning of Perplexed from wikipedia

- The Guide for the Perplexed (Hebrew: מורה נבוכים, Moreh Nevukhim; Arabic: دلالة الحائرين‎, dalālat al-ḥā’irīn, דלאל̈ת אלחאירין) is one of the three major...
- for the Perplexed is a short book by E. F. Schumacher, published in 1977. The title is a reference to Maimonides's The Guide for the Perplexed. Schumacher...
- "For anyone who has seen more than one Marvel movie but would shrug perplexedly at the mention of Jack Kirby or Steve Ditko, Marvel 75 Years: From Pulp...
- 'voice of this generation' - NME". November 14, 2008. "Kanye West Still Perplexed By Fish Sticks Joke On South Park Finale". Roth, Andrew (September 2,...
- 1995, ISBN 0-7923-3543-0. Ahbel-Rappe, S., Socrates: A Guide for the Perplexed (p. 2 and footnote 10 on pp. 157–58), A&C Black, 2009. Bett, R. (2009-05-11)...
- of all his men except for Sorbet, who is at a considerable distance. Perplexed by Frieza's new power, Goku prepares to engage in a battle.2410"Clash...
- America, 1993. ISBN 0-8191-8927-8 Seung, T.K. 2007. Kant: a Guide for the Perplexed. London: Continuum. ISBN 0-8264-8580-4 Satyananda Giri. Kant. Durham,...
- decision to resign as chairman was mine. I find myself both saddened and perplexed by the management's conduct in this matter which seems to me contrary...
- Marsh, goes from "high and thrilled in the early days, [to] lower and perplexed in the final months." Marsh credits Presley with the introduction of the...
- ISBN 978-1-136-45101-0. Arvind-Pal Singh Mandair (2013). Sikhism: A Guide for the Perplexed. Bloomsbury Academic. pp. 3, 12–13. ISBN 978-1-4411-0231-7. Chahal, Devinder...
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