Any situation characterized by confusing or bewildering complexity
Perplexity is a feeling of being confused.
The definition of ambiguity is a word or sentence that is not clear about the intention or meaning.
Something intricate; involved matter, proceeding, etc.
A matter of concern or difficulty; a problem:
A point, matter, or question to be disputed or decided
A question mark (?) placed after a question or used to question the accuracy of written or printed matter
An argument, conflict, dispute, or fight.
Mystery is defined as something that is a secret, something where there is no clear explanation, something difficult to understand or explain or something unexplainable or unsolvable.
A sphinx at Thebes that strangles passersby who are unable to guess its riddle
Any puzzling, perplexing, or apparently inexplicable person or thing, as a difficult problem or enigmatic saying; enigma
The definition of a rebus is a puzzle where you have to guess a phrase that you derive or determine using a combination of pictures and words.
(Now chiefly dialectal) An instance of danger or peril; a dangerous moment or situation.
A puzzling or apparently insoluble problem.
Dumbfound is defined as to amaze someone, or to make someone speechless because of shock.
To affect with great wonder; astonish.
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 confuse or bewilder.
To be successful in coming or going:
To give trouble to, esp. in a petty or nagging way; disturb, annoy, irritate, etc.
To confuse or trouble with uncertainty or doubt.
To stymie is defined as to hinder or block.
Stump is defined as to confuse.
(Ergative) To create a rattling sound by shaking or striking.
To think deeply and at length; meditate
Intrigue is defined as to do something that gets another person interested.
The definition of frustrate is to hinder someone's plans or efforts, or to make someone feel annoyed because you are hindering their efforts or refusing to cooperate.
To involve in or as in a tangle; catch, as in a net, vine, etc., so that escape is difficult; ensnare
To disturb is defined as to interfere with something or bother someone.
To distract is defined as to draw someone's attention away from something and on to something else.
To upset the composure of; embarrass; confuse
To fail to distinguish between; mistake the identity of
To confound is defined as to confuse someone, defeat an enemy or foil a plan.
The definition of befuddle means to confuse someone or to make something difficult to understand.
To confuse; bewilder.
The definition of addle refers to causing someone to become confused or to becoming unable to think clearly.
To wonder at or about
To move (a lever or switch) in order to activate, deactivate, or control a device.
To mix in a confused way; throw together carelessly:
To confuse or bewilder.
To discombobulate is defined as to confuse or disorient.
A baffling question or problem.
The definition of frustration is the state of being annoyed or a source of annoyance.
The definition of confusion is a state of bewilderment, misunderstanding or chaos.
The definition of a secret is something kept from public knowledge or the knowledge of a specific person.
An intricate structure of interconnecting passages through which it is difficult to find one's way; a maze.
(Usage Problem) A problem that seems to defy a satisfactory solution.
Any puzzling question or problem
A question proposed for solution or consideration
The definition of predicament is a difficult or unpleasant situation.
To explain or decorate
To clarify is defined as to purify a liquid to make it clear or to remove something.
Unravel is defined as to solve, untangle or undo, or to become untangled.
Elucidate is defined as to make something clear.
Explain is defined as to make something clear or to account for something or tell why something happened.
Development is defined as the process of growth or new information or an event.
The answer to a problem
Something that is difficult, as a hard problem or an obstacle or objection
A false appearance; a pretense:
To be filled with curiosity or doubt:
In a clear manner; so as to be clear
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