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perplexed

[per-plekst]
adjective
1.
bewildered; puzzled: a perplexed state of mind.
2.
complicated; involved; entangled.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English perplex confused (< Latin perplexus; see per-, complex) + -ed2

perplexedly [per-plek-sid-lee] , adverb
perplexedness, noun
self-perplexed, adjective
unperplexed, adjective
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perplexed
late 15c., pp. adj.; see perplexity. A case of a pp. form attested centuries before the verb; perplex isn't recorded until 17c.
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