Perplexed vs Muddled - What's the difference?

perplexed | muddled |


As adjectives the difference between perplexed and muddled

is that perplexed is confused or puzzled while muddled is confused, disorganised, in disarray.

As verbs the difference between perplexed and muddled

is that perplexed is (perplex) while muddled is (muddle).

perplexed

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Confused or puzzled.
  • Bewildered.
  • Verb

    (head)
  • (perplex)
  • muddled

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Confused, disorganised, in disarray.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=June 4 , author=Phil McNulty , title=England 2 - 2 Switzerland , work=BBC citation , page= , passage=The selection of James Milner ahead of Young was the product of muddled thinking and the absence of Peter Crouch - with 22 goals in 42 England appearances - from even the substitutes' bench was also a surprise.}}

    Verb

    (head)
  • (muddle)