- (transitive) To confuse, puzzle or befuddle someone, especially with many different things.
- All the different possible options may bewilder us.
- 2018 June 18, Phil McNulty, “Tunisia 1 - 2 England”, in BBC Sport:
- It was remarkable that Tunisia reached half-time on level terms as they were often bewildered by England's pace and movement before being spared by their generosity in front of goal.
- 1914, Louis Joseph Vance, chapter II, in Nobody, New York, N.Y.: George H[enry] Doran Company, published 1915, OCLC 40817384:
- She wakened in sharp panic, bewildered by the grotesquerie of some half-remembered dream in contrast with the harshness of inclement fact, drowsily realising that since she had fallen asleep it had come on to rain smartly out of a shrouded sky.
- (transitive) To disorientate someone.
- Don't push me into that maze and bewilder me.
- See also Thesaurus:confuse
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