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Bewilderment Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    bewilderment n : confusion resulting from failure to understand [syn: obfuscation, puzzlement, befuddlement, mystification, bafflement, bemusement]
Bewilderment Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    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.
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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Bewilderment'

  • Genealogical bewilderment: Genealogical bewilderment is a term referring to potential identity problem s that could be experienced by a child who was either fostered ...

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* Time has been transformed, and we have changed it has advanced and set us in motion it has unveiled its face, inspiring us with bewilderment and exhilaration. - Kahlil Gibran

* Much unhappiness has come into the world because of bewilderment and things left unsaid. - Feodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky

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