HyperDic: bewilder

English > 2 senses of the word bewilder:
VERBcognitionbewilder, perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfoundbe a mystery or bewildering to
emotionbewilder, bemuse, discombobulate, throwcause to be confused / confused emotionally
bewilder > pronunciation
Soundsbihwih'lder
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English > bewilder: 2 senses > verb 1, cognition
MeaningBe a mystery or bewildering to.
PatternSomething ----s somebody
ModelThe bad news will bewilder him; The good news will bewilder her; The performance is likely to bewilder Sue
Synonymsperplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfound
Narrowerelude, escapeBe incomprehensible to
riddleSet a difficult problem or riddle
stump, mix upCause to be perplexed or confounded
Broaderconfuse, throw, fox, befuddle, fuddle, bedevil, confound, discombobulateBe confusing / confusing or perplexing to
Spanishasombrar, confundir, desconcertar, incomodar, irritar, molestar, sorprender
Catalandesconcertar, incomodar, irritar, molestar
Nounsbewildermentconfusion resulting from failure to understand
English > bewilder: 2 senses > verb 2, emotion
MeaningCause to be confused / confused emotionally.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe bad news will bewilder him; The good news will bewilder her; The performance is likely to bewilder Sue
Synonymsbemuse, discombobulate, throw
Broaderupset, discompose, untune, disconcert, discomfitCause to lose one's composure
Spanishdesconcertar
Catalandesconcertar

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