baffled, befuddled, bemused, bewildered, confounded, confused, lost, mazed, mixed-up, at sea(adj)
perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements; filled with bewilderment
"obviously bemused by his questions"; "bewildered and confused"; "a cloudy and confounded philosopher"; "just a mixed-up kid"; "she felt lost on the first day of school"
Baffled, confused, mystified, at a loss, or uncertain.
He was just standing there, turning this way and that, with a bewildered look on his face.
greatly perplexed; as, a bewildered mind
"Bewildered" is a popular song written in 1936 by Teddy Powell and Leonard Whitcup. It was a 1938 hit for Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra, and was also recorded by Mildred Bailey in the same year. The song was revived in the late forties when two different versions, by the Red Miller Trio and Amos Milburn respectively, reached number one on the R&B chart in 1948. Both these versions departed significantly from the original published melody and neither version made the pop chart. "Bewildered" was subsequently recorded by several other R&B performers, including Billy Eckstine and The Ink Spots, with Eckstine's version reaching #4 R&B and #27 pop. A decade later it was recorded by Mickey & Sylvia, again with an altered melody similar to the Red Miller Trio recording.
The numerical value of bewildered in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of bewildered in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
When people are bewildered they tend to become credulous.
I ’m bewildered why, after 32 years, this is coming out, now.
I can't say I was ever lost, but I was bewildered once for three days.
That which seems most feeble and bewildered in you is the strongest and most determined.
Abstract art: a product of the untalented sold by the unprincipled to the utterly bewildered.
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