Latin edit

Etymology edit

From per- +‎ plectere.

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

perplexus (feminine perplexa, neuter perplexum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. entangled, involved, intricate, confused
  2. (figuratively) unintelligible, complicated, intricate, inscrutable, ambiguous; dark, obscure

Declension edit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative perplexus perplexa perplexum perplexī perplexae perplexa
Genitive perplexī perplexae perplexī perplexōrum perplexārum perplexōrum
Dative perplexō perplexō perplexīs
Accusative perplexum perplexam perplexum perplexōs perplexās perplexa
Ablative perplexō perplexā perplexō perplexīs
Vocative perplexe perplexa perplexum perplexī perplexae perplexa

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References edit

  • perplexus”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • perplexus”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • perplexus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette.