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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.


in a bewildered manner
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Adv.1.bewilderedly - in a bewildered mannerbewilderedly - in a bewildered manner    
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The poor animal did not know where he was, darting bewilderedly though neighbourhoods, causing panic among parents.
Publication of quality writings by these combatant-litterateurs partially replied to what Cecil day Lewis (1904-1972) bewilderedly questioned--in wake of the dearth of war writings in the initial years of the 1939-45 confrontation--in his eight-liner "Where are the War Poets?
Its brusque style at times evokes an oddball fusion of Jane Bowles and John Steinbeck--especially as it recounts how its bewilderedly wearied characters, victims of impassive and impulsive cruelties, struggle on.