Perplexing and Unclear


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Perplexing adjective – Lacking clarity of meaning; causing confusion or perplexity.
Usage example: perplexing to someone who knew nothing about it

Unclear is a synonym for perplexing. In some cases you can use "Unclear" instead an adjective "Perplexing".
Nearby Words: perplex, perplexity, perplexed, perplexedly
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Unclear adjective – Not expressed in precise terms.
Usage example: their suggestion for correcting the problem is a bit unclear

Perplexing is a synonym for unclear in ambiguous topic. Sometimes you can use "Perplexing" instead an adjective "Unclear".
Nearby Word: uncleared
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