Sentence Examples

  • In my perplexity I did not know whose aid and advice to seek.
  • The children looked at each other in perplexity, and the Wizard sighed.
  • As a metaphysician he starts from what he terms "the higher scepticism" of the Hume-Kantian sphere of thought, the beginnings of which he discerns in Locke's perplexity about the idea of substance.
  • The union of the negative and the positive elements in his work has caused historians no little perplexity, and we cannot quite save the philosopher's consistency unless we regard some of the doctrines attributed to him by Xenophon as merely tentative and provisional.
  • One perplexity connected with theology is the question, How far does Christianity succeed in embodying its essential interests in its doctrines ?

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