Dumbfound is defined as to amaze someone, or to make someone speechless because of shock.
To affect with great wonder; astonish.
To put at a loss as to what to think, say, or do; bewilder.
To stupefy is to astonish, shock or make someone unable to think or respond clearly.
To pose is defined as to get into a certain position or to pretend to be someone.
Beat means to hit something over and over again or to form or mix something.
To confuse so as to keep from understanding or solving; puzzle; confound
To be successful in coming or going:
(Informal) To confuse, baffle, or puzzle:
To give trouble to, esp. in a petty or nagging way; disturb, annoy, irritate, etc.
To make or become intricate, difficult, or involved
The definition of thwart is to hinder or stop something from happening.
(Informal) To puzzle, perplex, or baffle
Muddle is defined as to mix up, confuse or think in a confused way, or to mix up a drink.
To draw into a situation; to cause to be involved.
To upset the composure of; embarrass; confuse
(Physics) To cause to undergo diffusion.
To burden in a troublesome way
To cause to be overcome, as with fright or astonishment.
To trouble persistently; harass.
To worry, annoy, or frustrate.
To confuse or puzzle
To astonish and bewilder.
To involve in a complicated situation or in circumstances from which it is difficult to disengage:
Involve is defined as to include or add as a participant.
(Informal) To lose (a game, race, etc.) deliberately, as by prearrangement
Jumble is defined as to confuse something or to mix something up.
To confuse or bewilder.
To discombobulate is defined as to confuse or disorient.
The definition of befuddle means to confuse someone or to make something difficult to understand.
The definition of addle refers to causing someone to become confused or to becoming unable to think clearly.
Simplify is to make something less complicated or less cluttered.
The definition of clarify is to make something more clear or easier to understand.
To make clear to (a person) the facts or nature of something; inform
To offer reasons for or a cause of; justify:
In a clear manner; so as to be clear
To muddle; confuse; bewilder
Find another word for perplexing. In this page you can discover 52 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for perplexing, like: confusing, bewildering, difficult, puzzling, dumbfounding, amazing, nonplussing, stupefying, flummoxing, posing and beating.