Definition of perplexive in US English:

perplexive

adjective

rare
  • Having the quality of perplexing, tending to perplex.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Ben Jonson (?1573–1637), poet and playwright. From classical Latin perplexus perplex + -ive.

Pronunciation

perplexive

/pəˈplɛksɪv/