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bewilderment


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bewilderment  \Be*wil"der*ment\,  n. 
  1.  The  state  of  being  bewildered. 
 
  2.  A  bewildering  tangle  or  confusion. 
 
  He  .  .  .  soon  lost  all  traces  of  it  amid 
  bewilderment  of  tree  trunks  and  underbrush. 
  --Hawthorne. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bewilderment 
  n  :  confusion  resulting  from  failure  to  understand  [syn:  {obfuscation}, 
  {puzzlement},  {befuddlement},  {mystification},  {bafflement}, 
  {bemusement}] 




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