What does bewilder mean?

Definitions for bewilder
bɪˈwɪl dərbe·wil·der

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfound(verb)

    be a mystery or bewildering to

    "This beats me!"; "Got me--I don't know the answer!"; "a vexing problem"; "This question really stuck me"

  2. bewilder, bemuse, discombobulate, throw(verb)

    cause to be confused emotionally


  1. bewilder(Verb)

    To confuse, puzzle or befuddle someone, especially with many different things.

    All the different possible options may bewilder us.

  2. bewilder(Verb)

    To disorientate someone.

    Don't push me into that maze and bewilder me.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bewilder(verb)

    to lead into perplexity or confusion, as for want of a plain path; to perplex with mazes; or in general, to perplex or confuse greatly

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Bewilder

    be-wil′dėr, v.t. to perplex or lead astray.—p.adj. Bewil′dered, lost, confused in mind, trackless.—adj. Bewil′dering.—adv. Bewil′deringly.—n. Bewil′derment, confusion, mental confusion: perplexity. [Pfx. be-, and prov. Eng. wildern, a wilderness.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bewilder in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bewilder in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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  • озадачавам, смущавам, обърквамBulgarian
  • dezorientovat, zmástCzech
  • durcheinanderbringen, verwirrenGerman
  • ζαλίζω, μπερδεύω, σαστίζωGreek
  • desconcertar, confundirSpanish
  • harhauttaa, hämmentää, eksyttääFinnish
  • déconcerter, dérouter, confondre, abasourdir, désorienterFrench
  • konfuzeskarIdo
  • disorientare, sconcertare, confondereItalian
  • מבולבלHebrew
  • dezorientowaćPolish
  • confundir, desorientar, desconcertarPortuguese
  • a dezorientaRomanian
  • приводить в замешательство, смущать, сбивать с толку, ставить в тупикRussian
  • dezorijentírati, smȅsti, zbúnitiSerbo-Croatian

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