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bewilder

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Definition to confuse someone
  • Some of their customs can bewilder travelers.
bewilder = confuse
  • I am trying to understand her, but am bewildered.
  • bewildered = confused
  • The regulations are bewildering.
  • bewildering = confusing
  • She had set her feet upon that road a spoiled, selfish and untried girl, full of youth, warm of emotion, easily bewildered by life.
    Margaret Mitchell  --  Gone with the Wind
  • bewildered = very confused
  •   "Anyway, what are these for?"
      Doon—shook his head in bewilderment.
    Jeanne DuPrau  --  The City of Ember
  • bewilderment = confusion
  • I turned to Jem for an answer, but Jem was even more bewildered than I.
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  • bewildered = confused
  • I was bewildered.
    S.E. Hinton  --  The Outsiders
  • bewildered = confused
  • [Chino stands very still, bewildered by the gun dangling from his hand.]
    Arthur Laurents and Stephen Sondheim  --  Westside Story
  • bewildered = confused
  • Jason turned with a bewildered look on his face and said, "I don't know what you're talking about, Mr. Hamilton."
    Jim Stovall  --  The Ultimate Gift
  • bewildered = confused
  • The next morning young Goodman Brown came slowly into the street of Salem village, staring around him like a bewildered man.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  Young Goodman Brown
  • bewildered = confused
  • For a moment he seemed bewildered.
    John Steinbeck  --  Of Mice and Men
  • bewildered = confused
  • Nathan turned bewildered eyes on me.
    Kamala Markandaya  --  Nectar in a Sieve
  • bewildered = confused
  • said Alice, who was by this time completely bewildered.
    Lewis Carroll  --  Through the Looking-Glass
  • bewildered = confused
  • In an instant he had reached the extremity of the niche, and finding his progress arrested by the rock, stood stupidly bewildered.
    Edgar Allan Poe  --  The Cask of Amontillado
  • bewildered = confused
  • Jarvis looked at him, at first bewildered, but then something came to him.
    Alan Paton  --  Cry, the Beloved Country
  • bewildered = confused (or perplexed or baffled)
  • Then it mumbled in its throaty voice, bewildered to the last, "I - I don't understand,"
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Last Battle
  • bewildered = very confused
  • It was like the first time he went to school and was embarrassed and bewildered with so many people around.
    Dalton Trumbo  --  Johnny Got His Gun
  • bewildered = confused
  • But he was not angry now, only exhausted and bewildered with himself.
    Ray Bradbury  --  Fahrenheit 451
  • bewildered = confused
  • Elizabeth, you bewilder him!
    Arthur Miller  --  The Crucible
  • bewilder = completely confuse
  • Wood? thought Harry, bewildered; was Wood a cane she was going to use on him? But Wood turned out to be a person,
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
bewildered = very confused

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