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Definition of Perplexed

  • Entangled, involved, or confused; hence, embarrassd; puzzled; doubtful; anxious.
  • full of difficulty or confusion or bewilderment

How to use perplexed in a sentence. Perplexed pronunciation.

He was not, however, more perplexed and troubled than David, who, in the little room where he had been brought and left alone with coffee and cigarettes, served by a slave from some distant portion of the Palace, sat facing his future.
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A disciple of the Lord Jesus, poor in this world's goods, but rich in faith, became greatly perplexed in regard to the meaning of the forty-second verse of the fifth chapter of Matthew.
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Having no money in his possession, he was perplexed how to proceed to raise the required amount; but meeting a person in whose spiritual welfare he was concerned, he forgot all about such sublunary considerations as money and flour, and went heart and soul into the Lord's work before him.
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The twelve jurymen ate their supper in perplexed silence, and were shut in their room for deliberation and consultation.
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Perplexed by unfamiliar slang, Nancy raised her eyes.
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Barmby was perplexed and embarrassed.
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They were too amazed and perplexed to give thought to anything but the strangeness of their surroundings.
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The boys glanced at each other and looked perplexed and uneasy.
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He sought no longer to discover her character from her letters, nor did he criticize the many contradictions which had perplexed him: it seemed to him that he accepted her now, as the phrase goes, 'as she was,' thinking of her as he might of some supernatural being whom he had offended, and who had revenged herself.
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The unravelling of the piece must have perplexed you, and you must have wondered why the shape and the pattern should have passed suddenly away into thread again, and then, after a lapse of time, why the weaving should have begun again.
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Be not perplexed should the star of My presence disappear, and the ocean of My utterance be stilled.
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All the philosophers and the doctors knew that It is, but they were perplexed in the comprehension of Its existence and were at last discouraged, and in great despair they left this world.
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Let them not introduce any topic in the meeting except the mentioning of the True One, neither must they confuse that merciful assembly with perplexed outside questions.
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Philip felt vaguely that he was himself in the same case, but with him it was the conduct of his life as a whole that perplexed him.
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He paused for a moment or two, looking about him in a perplexed way.
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What perplexed him was that he felt a curious physical distaste, which made it uncomfortable for him to be near her.
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Perplexed by its calling itself an autobiography, they were at the same time discontented both with its subject-matter and its style.
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At the same time she was profoundly perplexed, not only by what she knew of the arrangements for Katharine's marriage, but by the impression which she had of her, there on her arm, dark and inscrutable.
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Amid all these preparations for war on the part of the seceding States, and the seizure of Federal property, Buchanan was irresolute and perplexed.
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The former, a tall boy of fifteen, who was stage-manager on these occasions, stood whistling in a perplexed manner, and his eyes fell on the compact little figure in front of him.
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Examples of Perplexed

Example #1
David looked round the little room.
Example #2
But as he went towards Mizraim's quarters he saw no sure escape from the stage of those untoward events, save by the exit which is for all in some appointed hour.
Example #3
Her money, all but two dollars, had been expended in providing for the Sabbath.
Example #4
The amount left, which was absolutely needed for the following Monday, she put in her pocket, and went out.
Example #5
On another occasion his wife informed him that they had no flour for the day's use, and asked him to order some on his way.
Example #6
On his return home at night, he felt somewhat nervous about his reception on account of his not having sent the flour, but to his joyful surprise, he found that on his arrival the table was spread with a bountiful repast.