A stunned or bewildered condition
Anything that arouses curiosity or perplexes because it is unexplained, inexplicable, or secret
Uncertainty based on doubt
Difficulty causing uncertainty
In my perplexity I did not know whose aid and advice to seek.
The children looked at each other in perplexity, and the Wizard sighed.
The only thing for me to do in a perplexity is to go ahead, and learn by making mistakes.
By night, of course, the perplexity is infinitely greater.
She asked herself in perplexity: What does he look for in me?