Definitions

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  • n. Condition or state of being perplex; perplexity.

Etymologies

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From Latin perplexionem, from perplexio.

Examples

  • Barry Glendenning has just turned to be, his face crumpled in perplexion, and asked: "I'm getting loads of emails just saying I'M WATCHING YOU, STEVE … anyone know what that's all about?"

    Transfer window deadline day 2012 – as it happened

  • And as the police tape unraveled in a canary stream from the tape roll in the partner's hand, men left their homes standing with hands on hips and squinting, on an off-center spot on their lawn, perplexion on their complexion, at the thing on Marlow Street.

    The Thing on Marlow Street

  • But if you can get past their outer shell of anger or scientific distance or just perplexion at the strange ways that humans interact, they're damned good people to get to know.

    Hello, Actor Name!

  • I have this deep sentimental attachment to all of my icons, and I just posted my perplexion as to people's reactions because I'm part of the evil Anti-Icon Conspiracy.

    Things I Don't Get: Part 8,423 In An Ongoing Series

  • Ninety percent of your perplexion as to "why" the Peso, does not devalue "now" has to do with the fact that Mexico's economy is in the cellar.

    Letters to the editor

  • By then I had overcome my initial perplexion at the sight of the

    The Revolutions of Time

  • He saw was the perplexion on M's face; he recognised the look; it was time to wrap up his pitch.

    CommanderBond.net

  • It must be a source of perplexion to the Frenchman that Arsenal are apparently reluctant to give him a two-year contract extension when they provided Mikael Silvestre a deal of that length and recently afforded new deals to such part-timers as Theo Walcott, Tomas Rosicky and Eduardo.

    TEAMtalk Football News

  • The Hoghouse analysis on all of this, being based in Rapid City as we are, is mostly perplexion.

    Hog House Blog

  • We look at the surly waitress with more than a little perplexion.

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