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Dictionary Meaning and Definition on 'Bewildering'

Bewildering Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    bewildering adj : causing bafflement; "the play was at the same time a bewildering and an exciting experience"
Bewildering Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    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.
Bewildering Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Bewildering \Be*wil"der*ing\, a. Causing bewilderment or great perplexity; as, bewildering difficulties. -- Be*wil"der*ing*ly, adv.
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* The elective system ... offered a bewildering freedom of choice, leaving some graduates with the impression that they had nibbled at dozens of canaps of knowledge and never had their fill. - Ted Morgan

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Bewildering Sample Sentences in News

  • Cricket - Cook reflects on bewildering year
    Alastair Cook can scarcely credit the sequence of events his England team have endured since their last Oval Test, just under a year ago. Read more on this news related to 'Bewildering'
  • Suspect killed during bank shootout unidentified; second suspect on run
    It's become a case of bewildering circumstances. A bank robber gets into a heavy gunfight and is killed. But nearly a day later, his identity remains a mystery and no relatives have come forward. And his alleged accomplice, possibly injured, remains on the lam. Read more on this news related to 'Bewildering'
  • Alex Salmond Is Not Impressed With Australia's 'Bewildering' Independence Suggestions
    An intervention by Australia's prime minister in the Scottish referendum debate has been described as "bewildering" and "ludicrous". Scotland's first minister has said the Tony Abbot's comments on Scottish independence were "foolish, hypocritical and offensive". The Australian PM received a fierce backlash after he urged S Read more on this news related to 'Bewildering'

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