Part of speech:
To bewilder; perplex
To speak crossly; to talk in rude, surly terms.
To prevent the occurrence, realization, or attainment of:
To involve in mystery or obscurity; make obscure or hard to understand
To make, force, or drive by or as by hitting, flailing, or pounding
The definition of distraught is someone that is very troubled, confused or has gone crazy.
The definition of perplexed is full of uncertainty, confused or puzzled.
The act or process of conglomerating.
A circular area at the end of a dead end street to allow cars to turn around, designed so children can play on the street, with little or no through-traffic.
An argument necessitating a choice between equally unfavorable or disagreeable alternatives
A confused misunderstanding or disagreement
The definition of an impasse is something from which there is no escape or solution.
An area of low-lying, soggy ground.
Something that is perplexed, or complicated
The definition of a quandary is a dilemma or a state of uncertainty.
To affect with great wonder; astonish.
The definition of astonish is to amaze someone.
To bewilder with sudden surprise; astonish greatly; amaze
To interfere with; hinder; impede
To deceive or cheat by trickery; dupe
To confuse completely; muddle
To be or become confused or overwhelmed as by something very difficult, surprising, vast, etc.
(Dated) To slow down, to hinder, to burden.
To diffuse is defined as to soften or to spread out over a larger area or among many people.
To cause to feel worried or uneasy; unsettle:
To entangle; embroil.
To involve in argument, contention, or hostile actions:
To weave together; interlace
To think, act, or proceed in a confused or aimless manner:
To put in a nonplus; bewilder
To make so confused or opaque as to be difficult to perceive or understand:
(Intransitive) Assume or maintain a pose; strike an attitude.
To make plain, manifest, or intelligible; to clear of obscurity; to illustrate the meaning of.
Enlighten is defined as to inform or give spiritual understanding.
To clear of confusion or uncertainty:
To fuddle or confuse (the mind, a person, etc.)
To cause to have a whirling sensation.
To make drunk; intoxicate.
To be mixed in a confused way:
To move (a lever or switch) in order to activate, deactivate, or control a device.
To cause to feel self-conscious or ill at ease; disconcert:
To envelop, enfold, entangle, or embarrass.
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(Intransitive) to be forced into some kind of situation
To cause to be unclear in mind or intent
(Intransitive, archaic) To gather simples, ie, medicinal herbs.
Vex is defined as to bring trouble or distress to or to annoy.
To arrive at; reach:
Flummox is defined as to confuse someone.
To cause (someone) to be unable to think clearly or be sensitive to the surroundings; daze:
To confuse; perplex.
Unable to give proper attention to or concentrate on, as because of mental disturbance, anxiety, etc.
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