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The condition of being confused or disoriented.
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  1. The condition of being confused or disoriented.
  2. The fact or condition of being bewildered
  3. A confusion; jumble
(Psychology) Impaired orientation with respect to time, place, or person; a disturbed mental state.
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  1. (Psychology) Impaired orientation with respect to time, place, or person; a disturbed mental state.
  2. The act of confusing or the state of being confused:
  3. Embarrassment
A state of uncertainty; perplexing situation or position; dilemma
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  1. A state of uncertainty; perplexing situation or position; dilemma
A complicated condition or structure; complex, involved, or confused relationship of parts
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  1. A complicated condition or structure; complex, involved, or confused relationship of parts
  2. A factor, condition, or element that complicates.
  3. A secondary disease, an accident, or a negative reaction occurring during the course of an illness and usually aggravating the illness.
A time of, or a state of affairs involving, great danger or trouble, often one which threatens to result in unpleasant consequences
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  1. A time of, or a state of affairs involving, great danger or trouble, often one which threatens to result in unpleasant consequences
  2. A sudden change in the course of a disease or fever, toward either improvement or deterioration.
  3. A crucial or decisive point or situation, especially a difficult or unstable situation involving an impending change.
A situation which poses an immediate threat to human life or health and requires urgent assistance.
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  1. A situation which poses an immediate threat to human life or health and requires urgent assistance.
  2. A condition of urgent need for action or assistance:
  3. A serious situation or occurrence that happens unexpectedly and demands immediate action.
The characteristic of being befuddled.
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  1. The characteristic of being befuddled.
The state or quality of being bewildered.
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  1. The state or quality of being bewildered.
A confusion; jumble
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  1. A confusion; jumble
  2. The fact or condition of being bewildered
  3. The condition of being confused or disoriented.
A dazed condition
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  1. A dazed condition
  2. A stunned or bewildered condition:
A dense layer of cloud lying close to the surface of the ground or water and reducing visibility to less than 1 km (0.62 mi). Fog occurs when the air temperature becomes identical, or nearly identical, to the dew point.
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  1. A dense layer of cloud lying close to the surface of the ground or water and reducing visibility to less than 1 km (0.62 mi). Fog occurs when the air temperature becomes identical, or nearly identical, to the dew point.
  2. A similar mass of smoke, dust, etc. obscuring the atmosphere
  3. Something that obscures or conceals; a haze:
Mental confusion
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  1. Mental confusion
  2. A state of mental confusion.
  3. A confused or disordered condition; mess, jumble, etc.
The act of mystifying or the condition of being mystified.
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  1. The act of mystifying or the condition of being mystified.
  2. The fact or condition of being mystified.
  3. Something intended to mystify.
  1. A puzzle.
  2. The state of being confused or baffled; perplexity.
Great astonishment or consternation.
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  1. Great astonishment or consternation.
  2. The act or an instance of stupefying.
  3. Stunned amazement or utter bewilderment
Mental or moral dullness or apathy
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  1. Mental or moral dullness or apathy
  2. A state of reduced sensibility or consciousness:
  3. A state in which the mind and senses are dulled; partial or complete loss of sensibility, as from the use of a narcotic or from shock
A condition of great mental concentration or abstraction, esp. one induced by religious fervor or mysticism
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  1. A condition of great mental concentration or abstraction, esp. one induced by religious fervor or mysticism
  2. In spiritualistic belief, a condition in which a medium passes under the control of some external force, as for the transmission of communications from the dead during a séance
  3. A genre of electronic dance music with a fast tempo, repetitive phrasing, and often an hypnotic effect.
Any puzzling question or problem
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  1. Any puzzling question or problem
  2. A paradoxical, insoluble, or difficult problem; a dilemma:
  3. A riddle whose answer contains a pun (Ex.: What's the difference between a jeweler and a jailer? One sells watches and the other watches cells.)
A perplexing, usually ambiguous, statement; riddle
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  1. A perplexing, usually ambiguous, statement; riddle
  2. One that is puzzling, ambiguous, or inexplicable.
  3. A perplexing, baffling, or seemingly inexplicable matter, person, etc.
A novel, story, or play involving such an event, esp. one involving a crime and the gradual discovery of who committed it
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  1. A novel, story, or play involving such an event, esp. one involving a crime and the gradual discovery of who committed it
  2. The skills, lore, or practices that are peculiar to a particular activity or group and are regarded as the special province of initiates:
  3. Mystery play
Something that baffles or confuses; an enigma:
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  1. Something that baffles or confuses; an enigma:
  2. Something, such as a game, toy, or problem, that requires ingenuity and often persistence in solving or assembling.
  3. A jigsaw puzzle.
One who solves puzzles as a hobby.
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  1. One who solves puzzles as a hobby.
  2. A puzzling situation or problem; an enigma.
  3. (Video games) A video game in which the player is presented with (usually abstract) puzzles to solve.
One that is perplexing; an enigma.
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  1. One that is perplexing; an enigma.
  2. Any puzzling, perplexing, or apparently inexplicable person or thing, as a difficult problem or enigmatic saying; enigma
  3. A problem or puzzle in the form of a question, statement, etc. so formulated that some ingenuity is required to solve or answer it
Find another word for perplexity. In this page you can discover 29 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for perplexity, like: bewilderment, confusion, quandary, complication, crisis, emergency, doubt, uncertainty, difficulty, befuddlement and bewilderedness.