Definition of Bewildered

1. Adjective. Perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements; filled with bewilderment. "She felt lost on the first day of school"

Exact synonyms: At Sea, Baffled, Befuddled, Bemused, Confounded, Confused, Lost, Mazed, Mixed-up
Similar to: Perplexed
Derivative terms: Confusedness



Definition of Bewildered

1. a. Greatly perplexed; as, a bewildered mind.

Definition of Bewildered

1. Adjective. Baffled, confused, mystified, at a loss, or uncertain. ¹

2. Verb. (past of bewilder) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bewildered

1. bewilder [v] - See also: bewilder

Lexicographical Neighbors of Bewildered

bewetting
bewhape
bewhisker
bewhiskered
bewhisper
bewield
bewig
bewigged
bewigging
bewigs
bewilder
bewildered (current term)
bewilderedly
bewilderedness
bewilderer
bewilderers
bewildering
bewilderingly
bewilderment
bewilderments
bewilders
bewill
bewimple
bewin
bewind
bewinged

Literary usage of Bewildered

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Barnaby Rudge: A Tale of the Riots of 'eighty by Charles Dickens (1868)
"Mrs. Varden returned from the contemplation .of these wonders to the bar again, with a head quite dizzy and bewildered. Her housekeeping capacity was not ..."

2. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1896)
"THE bewildered GUEST From 'Stops of Various Quills.' Copyright 1895, by Harper & Brothers I WAS not asked if I should like to come. ..."

3. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1893)
"... so filled with perfume and brilliancy, with mirrors on the walls, making twin pictures of all this loveliness, utterly bewildered the young bride. ..."

4. The Edinburgh Review by Sydney Smith (1869)
"And so we leave the bewildered Pythoness in speechless convulsions upon 'her tripod, and the irreverent audience rejoicing over the discomfiture of the ..."

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