how to pronounce perplexity


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perplexity is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of perplexity in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… and has a perplexity of about 45 on …”

meanings of perplexity


  1. The state or quality of being perplexed; puzzled or confused.
  2. Something that perplexes.
  3. In information theory, a measurement of how well a probability distribution or model predicts a sample.

perplexity frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word perplexity occurs in english on average 0.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics perplexity can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that perplexity can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

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