What does bewilder mean?

Definitions for bewilder
bɪˈwɪl dərbe·wil·der

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word bewilder.

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

Wiktionary

  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.]

How to pronounce bewilder?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say bewilder in sign language?

  1. bewilder

Numerology

  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

Images & Illustrations of bewilder

  1. bewilderbewilderbewilderbewilderbewilder

Popularity rank by frequency of use

bewilder#100000#224053#333333

Translations for bewilder

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • 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

Get even more translations for bewilder »

Translation

Find a translation for the bewilder definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • Chinese - Simplified 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • Chinese - Traditional 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Spanish Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • Japanese 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Portuguese Português (Portuguese)
  • German Deutsch (German)
  • Arabic العربية (Arabic)
  • French Français (French)
  • Russian Русский (Russian)
  • Kannada ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • Korean 한국어 (Korean)
  • Hebrew עברית (Hebrew)
  • Ukrainian Український (Ukrainian)
  • Urdu اردو (Urdu)
  • Hungarian Magyar (Hungarian)
  • Hindi मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesian Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italian Italiano (Italian)
  • Tamil தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Turkish Türkçe (Turkish)
  • Telugu తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • Thai ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Vietnamese Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Czech Čeština (Czech)
  • Polish Polski (Polish)
  • Indonesian Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Romanian Românește (Romanian)
  • Dutch Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Greek Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latin Latinum (Latin)
  • Swedish Svenska (Swedish)
  • Danish Dansk (Danish)
  • Finnish Suomi (Finnish)
  • Persian فارسی (Persian)
  • Yiddish ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • Armenian հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norwegian Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English English (English)

Discuss these bewilder definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"bewilder." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2019. Web. 22 Aug. 2019. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/bewilder>.

Are we missing a good definition for bewilder? Don't keep it to yourself...

Free, no signup required:

Add to Chrome

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Free, no signup required:

Add to Firefox

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for bewilder:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.