bewildering

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 /bɪˈwɪldərɪŋ/


For the verb: "to bewilder"

Present Participle: bewildering

WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
be•wil•der•ing /bɪˈwɪldərɪŋ/USA pronunciation  adj. 
  1. confusing;
    puzzling:bewildering instructions.
be•wil•der•ing•ly, adv.: bewilderingly complex directions.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
be•wil•der•ing  (bi wildər ing),USA pronunciation adj. 
  1. extremely confusing:a bewildering schedule of events.
[1785–95;
bewilder + -ing2]
be•wilder•ing•ly, adv. 

WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
be•wil•der /bɪˈwɪldɚ/USA pronunciation   v. [+ object]
  1. to confuse or puzzle:Her sudden decision not to see me anymore bewildered me.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
be•wil•der  (bi wildər),USA pronunciation v.t. 
  1. to confuse or puzzle completely;
    perplex:These shifting attitudes bewilder me.
  • be- + wilder (verb, verbal) 1675–85
    mystify, nonplus, confuse, daze, confound, stagger, muddle.


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

bewilder /bɪˈwɪldə/ vb (transitive)
  1. to confuse utterly; puzzle
Etymology: 17th Century: see be-, wilder

beˈwilderˌment n



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