perplex

Definitions:

  • To confuse or trouble with uncertainty or doubt.
  • To make confusedly intricate; complicate.
  • Intricate; difficult.
  • A difficulty; an entanglement; something hard to understand; a perplexity.
  • To make intricate; involve; entangle; make complicated and difficult to be understood or unraveled.
  • To embarrass; puzzle; distract; bewilder; trouble with suspense, anxiety, or ambiguity.
  • <strong>Synonyms</strong> To complicate, tangle, snarl.
  • <em>Puzzle</em>, etc. (see <internalXref urlencoded="embarrass">embarrass</internalXref>), confuse, harass, pose, nonplus, put to a stand, mystify.
  • Intricate; difficult.
  • To involve; to entangle; to make intricate or complicated, and difficult to be unraveled or understood.
  • To embarrass; to puzzle; to distract; to bewilder; to confuse; to trouble with ambiguity, suspense, or anxiety.
  • To plague; to vex; to tormen.
  • To cause to feel <xref>baffled</xref>; to <xref>puzzle</xref>.
  • <xref>intricate</xref>; <xref>difficult</xref>
  • be a mystery or bewildering to
  • make more complicated
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