Perplexing

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Definition

perplexing: puzzling, complex, confusing, complicated, difficult
adjective
Her sudden absence from work is quite perplexing. Nobody knows where she is.
They've been looking at this perplexing problem for weeks, but still haven't found a solution.

Examples

  • "It was quite perplexing to hear this, because in your e-mail, you used the phrase 'bodies everywhere', which evokes an image of multiple deaths."

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