What does bedevil mean?

Definitions for bedevil
bɪˈdɛv əlbe·dev·il

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. torment, rag, bedevil, crucify, dun, frustrate(verb)

    treat cruelly

    "The children tormented the stuttering teacher"

  2. confuse, throw, fox, befuddle, fuddle, bedevil, confound, discombobulate(verb)

    be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly

    "These questions confuse even the experts"; "This question completely threw me"; "This question befuddled even the teacher"


  1. bedevil(Verb)

    To harass or cause trouble for; to plague.

    Guerrilla attacks continued to bedevil the larger army's supply routes.

  2. bedevil(Verb)

    To perplex or bewilder.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bedevil(verb)

    to throw into utter disorder and confusion, as if by the agency of evil spirits; to bring under diabolical influence; to torment

  2. Bedevil(verb)

    to spoil; to corrupt

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Bedevil

    be-dev′il, v.t. to throw into confusion: to 'play the devil' with: to torment: to treat with devilish malignity.—pass. to be possessed of a devil, to be devil-rid.—n. Bedev′ilment.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bedevil in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bedevil in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of bedevil in a Sentence

  1. Robert Campbell:

    If not, a massive inventory hangover will bedevil the market for months to come.

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