wildering


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wil·der 1

 (wĭl′dər)
v. wil·dered, wil·der·ing, wil·ders Archaic
v.tr.
1. To lead astray; mislead.
2. To bewilder; perplex.
v.intr.
1. To lose one's way.
2. To become bewildered.

[Perhaps Middle English *wildren, blend of wilden, to be wild (from wilde, wild; see wild) and wanderen, to wander; see wander.]

wil′der·ment n.

wild·er 2

 (wīl′dər)
adj.
Comparative of wild.