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perplexed (comparative more perplexed, superlative most perplexed)

  1. Confused or puzzled.
    The scientists were perplexed by the new discovery.
  2. Bewildered.
  3. (obsolete) Entangled; labyrinthine.
    • 1764, Horace Walpole, The Castle of Otranto:
      " [] But come, Lady, we are too near the mouth of the cavern; let us seek its inmost recesses. [] " "Though all your actions are noble, [] is it fitting that I should accompany you alone into these perplexed retreats? Should we be found together, what would a censorious world think of my conduct?"

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  1. simple past and past participle of perplex