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, dumbfoundverb

    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, throwverb

    cause to be confused emotionally

Wiktionary

  1. bewilderverb

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

    All the different possible options may bewilder us.

  2. bewilderverb

    To disorientate someone.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bewilderverb

    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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  • حيرArabic
  • 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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    To cause to become
    • A. abhor
    • B. affront
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