Example sentences for: perplexed

How can you use “perplexed” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • I think you're a fat, balding guy in his middle 50s who smokes cigars while reading those heart-rending missives from perplexed readers.

  • Finally, I was more than a little troubled and perplexed by the charge that I engage in distortion.

  • ) The book, they say, is a witty sendup of therapeutic literature, and it also serves as a "seriously legitimate guide for the perplexed" (Benito Rakower, the Washington Post ). Critics also recommend it as a sort of highbrow Cliff's Notes : "You don't need to have read Proust in order to read this book; in fact, once you've read de Botton you don't need to read it at all" (Richard Klein, Voice Literary Supplement ).

  • But I am perplexed by the avidity with which I am being courted, because of one simple fact: There aren't that many of me.

  • --Perplexed in Pendleton

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