What does puzzling mean?

Definitions for puzzling
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. enigmatic, enigmatical, puzzling(adj)

    not clear to the understanding

    "I didn't grasp the meaning of that enigmatic comment until much later"; "prophetic texts so enigmatic that their meaning has been disputed for centuries"

  2. confusing, perplexing, puzzling(adj)

    lacking clarity of meaning; causing confusion or perplexity

    "sent confusing signals to Iraq"; "perplexing to someone who knew nothing about it"; "a puzzling statement"

Wiktionary

  1. puzzling(Noun)

    Time spent pondering something confusing.

  2. puzzling(Adjective)

    Difficult to understand or explain; enigmatic or confusing; perplexing

Webster Dictionary

  1. Puzzling

    of Puzzle

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of puzzling in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of puzzling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of puzzling in a Sentence

  1. Carol Raymond:

    Ceres has really surprised us, the first images have produced some really puzzling features.

  2. Richard Neal:

    To consider a bill of this magnitude without a CBO score is not only puzzling and concerning, but also irresponsible.

  3. Charles Fraser:

    It's puzzling that they don't ask some basic questions about quality, they pay, but they don't know what they're paying for.

  4. Massimo Della Valle:

    If we imagine the history of the chemical evolution of the Milky Way as a big jigsaw, then lithium from novae was one of the most important and puzzling missing pieces.

  5. Alessio Bruni:

    How can a judge establish an offence for acts which have no definition? This is what is puzzling me, if you can give me an example, this is better than any other legal discussion.

Images & Illustrations of puzzling

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