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bewildered


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bewilder  \Be*wil"der\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Bewildered};  p.  pr 
  &  vb  n.  {Bewildering}.]  [Pref.  be-  +  wilder.] 
  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. 
 
  Lost  and  bewildered  in  the  fruitless  search.  --Addison. 
 
  Syn:  To  perplex;  puzzle;  entangle;  confuse;  confound; 
  mystify;  embarrass;  lead  astray. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bewildered  \Be*wil"dered\,  a. 
  Greatly  perplexed;  as  a  bewildered  mind. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bewildered 
  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"  [syn:  {baffled}, 
  {befuddled},  {bemused},  {confounded},  {confused},  {lost}, 
  {mazed},  {mixed-up},  {at  sea}] 




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