bewildered


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be·wil·der

 (bĭ-wĭl′dər)
tr.v. be·wil·dered, be·wil·der·ing, be·wil·ders
1. To confuse or befuddle, especially by being complicated or varied. See Synonyms at perplex.
2. To cause to lose one's bearings; disorient: "The whirling snow bewildered him" (May Kellogg Sullivan).

be·wil′dered·ly adv.
be·wil′der·ing·ly adv.

bewildered

(bɪˈwɪldəd)
adj
puzzled; confused
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.bewildered - perplexed by many conflicting situations or statementsbewildered - perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements; filled with bewilderment; "obviously bemused by his questions"; "bewildered and confused"; "a cloudy and confounded philosopher"; "just a mixed-up kid"; "she felt lost on the first day of school"
perplexed - full of difficulty or confusion or bewilderment; "perplexed language"; "perplexed state of the world"

bewildered

adjective confused, surprised, stunned, puzzled, uncertain, startled, baffled, at sea, awed, muddled, dizzy, dazed, perplexed, disconcerted, at a loss, mystified, taken aback, speechless, giddy, disorientated, bamboozled (informal), nonplussed, flummoxed, at sixes and sevens, thrown off balance, discombobulated (informal, chiefly U.S. & Canad.) Some shoppers look bewildered by the variety of goods on offer.
Translations
zmatený
rådvild
ymmällä
zbunjen
困惑した
당황한
osupel
förvirrad
งุนงงอย่างที่สุด
bối rối

bewildered

[bɪˈwɪldəd] ADJ [person] → desconcertado, perplejo
he gave me a bewildered lookme miró perplejo

bewildered

[bɪˈwɪldərd] adjdérouté(e), perplexe
to look bewildered → avoir l'air perplexe
He looked bewildered → Il avait l'air perplexe.

bewildered

adj (= confused)verwirrt, durcheinander pred (inf); (= baffled)verblüfft, perplex (inf), → verwundert

bewildered

[bɪˈwɪldəd] adjsconcertato/a, disorientato/a

bewildered

حائِر zmatený rådvild verwirrt μπερδεμένος desconcertado ymmällä déconcerté zbunjen perplesso 困惑した 당황한 verbijsterd fortumlet oszołomiony confuso смущенный förvirrad งุนงงอย่างที่สุด şaşırmış bối rối 不知所措的

bewildered

a. perplejo-a, confundido-a; atolondrado-a.
References in classic literature ?
I am bewildered in my endeavours to form some rational conjecture of what Mrs.
The poor thing had no force to fling out any passion in return; the terrible collapse of the illusion towards which all her hope had been strained was a stroke which had too thoroughly shaken her: her little world was in ruins, and she felt herself tottering in the midst as a lonely bewildered consciousness.
The bewildered Gania introduced her first to Varia, and both women, before shaking hands, exchanged looks of strange import.
He was still standing, stupid and bewildered, the memories forgotten, wondering what it was all about, when Kiche attacked him a third time, intent on driving him away altogether from the vicinity.
As it passed, leaving Lucie frightened and bewildered in the doorway of the wood-sawyer's house, the feathery snow fell as quietly and lay as white and soft, as if it had never been.
And at these words, as if all her strength was exhausted, Milady sank, weak and languishing, into the arms of the young officer, who, intoxicated with love, anger, and voluptuous sensations hitherto unknown, received her with transport, pressed her against his heart, all trembling at the breath from that charming mouth, bewildered by the contact with that palpitating bosom.
I found her holding Sylvie's hand, and with her other hand stroking Bruno's hair in a most tender and motherly fashion: both children were looking bewildered and half-frightened.
Bewildered Travellers - Prowling Indians- A Giant Crow Chief.
Miss Bartlett, who was poor at figures, became bewildered and rendered up the sovereign, amidst the suppressed gurgles of the other youths.
Rachel, to whom the end of the voyage meant a complete change of perspective, was too much bewildered by the approach of the shore to realise what children were well or why it was gratifying.
I asked, and he started like one bewildered by the question, then went white and pushed the paper aside.
Her quick mind and changing moods bewildered him, while her outlook on life was so different from what he conceived a woman's outlook should be, that he was more often than not at sixes and sevens with her.