Perplexity meaning

pər-plĕksĭ-tē
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The state of being intricate or complicated.
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Perplexity is a feeling of being confused.

An example of perplexity is when you are not able to complete a complicated math problem.

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The state of being perplexed or puzzled.
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The condition of being perplexed; bewilderment; confusion.
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Something that perplexes.

The perplexities of English pronunciation.

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Something that perplexes.
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Something that is perplexed, or complicated.
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The state or quality of being perplexed; puzzled or confused.
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A measurement in information theory: see Perplexity.
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Something that perplexes.
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Origin of perplexity

  • From Middle French perplexité or post-classical Latin perplexitas "˜entanglement', from perplexus.

    From Wiktionary