Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Perplexed"

The meaning of "Perplexed" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does perplexed mean?
A: In shock from confusion.

Example sentences using "Perplexed"

Q: Please show me example sentences with perplexed .
A: This test question has me perplexed.
I am perplexed on what to do with this tool.
Q: Please show me example sentences with perplexed (Do you use this word often?).
A: It is a little uncommon in speech but more common in writing (in my experience).

The puzzle laid on the table. Perplexed by its nature, the boy decided to ask for help.

It is perplexing to me how people can be so stupid!
Q: Please show me example sentences with ...perplexed.
A: She gave him a perplexed look
Q: Please show me example sentences with "perplexed" .
A: "Mary was thoroughly perplexed by the way the locals treated her."
"I find your response perplexing."
"Please don't perplex the poor fellow any further with your inane questions!"

Synonyms of "Perplexed" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between confused,perplexed and puzzle ?
A: they all mean confused, but "perplexed" is more extreme (somebody who is "perplexed" is probably more confused than someone who is just "confused").

Puzzled is just a casual way of saying confused
Q: What is the difference between perplexed and puzzled and confused ?
A: They are the same and can be used interchangeably.

Confused is more common, perplexed and puzzled seem more like something you’d find in writing or probably used by a british person
Q: What is the difference between perplexed and bewildered ?
A: perplexed means, puzzled or confused, while bewildered has a similar meaning it is more like... amazed or in awe.
these words are more formal, most people might say confusing, or amazed.
"i was confused by the story" or "i thought it was confusing."

"i was speachless (bewildered)." or "i was amazed by the magic show."

Q: What is the difference between perplexed and confuse and puzzle ?
A: Puzzled is used if you can't figure out a situation, or if the situation is different from what you expected.
Perplexed means the same as puzzled, but also that you are feeling uncomfortable.
Confused is more that you are unsure of what to do, or if you don't understand a situation.

Hope I could help :)
Q: What is the difference between perplexed and bewildered ?
A: In my opinion, 'bewildered' has more of a 'stunned' feeling to it (the thing that you are bewildered by has 'caught you off guard', and maybe frightened you a little), and being 'perplexed' is simply being confused and interested by something without being disturbed by it.

"I was bewildered when I saw a lion in my kitchen." "I was perplexed when a mysterious letter appeared in my mailbox."

Translations of "Perplexed"

Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? I’m perplexed... which one is the right one? “The atoms of this molecule have a bound so weak that you can break it easily” or “...have a so weak bound that...”?
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Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? perplexed
A: confused

Other questions about "Perplexed"

Q: I’m so perplexed as to how people can be so lazy does this sound natural?
A: I’m so perplexed as to how people can be so lazy
It’s correct, but it sounds really professional/academic. In regular speech, people usually use “confused” instead of perplexed.
Q: Please show me how to pronounce perplexed.
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: ‎it perplexed me.
it baffled me.

what are the differences?
A: They’re the same.
Q: this question​ perplexed me.
is it right?

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