from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To confuse or befuddle, especially with numerous conflicting situations, objects, or statements. See Synonyms at puzzle.
- transitive v. To cause to lose one's bearings; disorient: The twists and turns in the cave soon bewildered us.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To confuse, puzzle or befuddle someone, especially with many different things.
- v. To disorientate someone.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To lead into perplexity or confusion, as for lack of a plain path; to perplex with mazes; or in general, to perplex or confuse greatly.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To confuse as to direction or situation; cause to lose the proper road or course: as, the intricacy of the streets bewildered him; to be bewildered in the woods.
- To lead into perplexity or confusion; perplex; puzzle; confuse.
- Synonyms To confound, confuse,mystify, nonplus.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. be a mystery or bewildering to
- v. cause to be confused emotionally
From be- + wilder (Wiktionary)