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Definition of Perplexed


  1. of Perplex
  2. Entangled, involved, or confused; hence, embarrassd; puzzled; doubtful; anxious.

Perplexed Quotations

Quiet minds cannot be perplexed or frightened but go on in fortune or misfortune at their own private pace, like a clock during a thunderstorm.
Robert Louis Stevenson

He who busies himself with things other than improvement of his own self becomes perplexed in darkness and entangled in ruin. His evil spirits immerse him deep in vices and make his bad actions seem handsome.
Ali ibn Abi Talib

The debates of that great assembly are frequently vague and perplexed, seeming to be dragged rather than to march, to the intended goal. Something of this sort must, I think, always happen in public democratic assemblies.
Alexis de Tocqueville

Given the amount of unjust suffering and unhappiness in the world, I am deeply grateful for, sometimes even perplexed by, how much misery I have been spared.
Dennis Prager

There is only one thing which can master the perplexed stuff of epic material into unity; and that is, an ability to see in particular human experience some significant symbolism of man's general destiny.
Lascelles Abercrombie
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Perplexed Translations

perplexed in Afrikaans is verward, verbysterd, deurmekaar
perplexed in Dutch is beteuterd, beduusd, bedremmeld
perplexed in German is perplex
perplexed in Hungarian is megzavarodott, zavart
perplexed in Italian is sbalordito, perplesso
perplexed in Spanish is desconcertado, perplejo

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