Definition of Bewildering

1. a. Causing bewilderment or great perplexity; as, bewildering difficulties.



Definition of Bewildering

1. Adjective. Very confusing, perplexing, or baffling, often due to a very large choice being available. ¹

2. Verb. (present participle of bewilder) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bewildering

1. bewilder [v] - See also: bewilder

Lexicographical Neighbors of Bewildering

bewield
bewig
bewigged
bewigging
bewigs
bewilder
bewildered
bewilderedly
bewilderedness
bewilderer
bewilderers
bewildering (current term)
bewilderingly
bewilderment
bewilderments
bewilders
bewill
bewimple
bewin
bewind
bewinged
bewinter
bewist
bewit
bewitch
bewitchable

Literary usage of Bewildering

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

1. The Expedition of the Donner Party and Its Tragic Fate by Eliza Poor Donner Houghton (1911)
"Close by the largest well stood a rueful spectacle, — a bewildering guide board, flecked with bits of white paper, showing that the notice or message which ..."

2. At Home in Fiji by Constance Frederica Gordon Cumming (1883)
"Some of the jets hiss and roar with deafening, bewildering noise ; and, ... bewildering NEW SURROUNDINGS — THE MAORI DRAGON—BREAKFAST AT WAIROA — THE ..."

3. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1904)
"They accuse him, justly enough, of abstract themes, irregular rhymes and rhythms, bewildering passages and unearthly ecstasies, a passion too "thin-piercing ..."

4. Guide to the Use of United States Government Publications by Edith Emily Clarke (1918)
"The publications of our national government have been in the past very bewildering, an entanglement in the mass, and a hard nut to crack in the individual ..."

5. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, John Murray, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, George Walter Prothero (1902)
"they do not rest on the consumer at all—these, and variations of these doctrines meet us in bewildering confusion.' Sir E. Hamilton, Sir G. Murray, ..."

6. English Hymns: Their Authors and History by Samuel Willoughby Duffield (1886)
"There is no garishness jarring with the sorrow, no dazzling lustre scorching and bewildering the soul, but a mild, moonlight radiance, ..."

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