We have already defined the meaning of words such as flummoxed in earlier Word of the Day posts. We have used the word perplexed to explain some of the words without defining the word perplexed itself. We apologize!
Now is the time to define ‘perplexed’.
What is the Definition of Perplexed?
Perplexed means to confuse someone by giving them a confusing or illogical task, or by giving them an explanation that may not make complete sense to that person, Therefore, baffle them somewhat in the process.
Often someone may be perplexed if they are presented with an unnecessarily, or unexpectedly, complicated scenario.
The Cambridge Dictionary definition of perplexed is ‘confused, because something is difficult to understand or solve‘.
Perplexed is an adjective.
An adjective is a word that adds detail to, modifies, or gives the name to particular attributes of a noun. See more about adjectives on our Adjectives page. Adjectives commonly used may include colours when describing something, such as the blue coat, or words to enhance something such as the beautiful coat.
Perplexed is the word of the day for 10th August 2020 at WriteCorrectly.com. Keep checking back for new words of the day.
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