Bewilder Synonyms and Antonyms
Part of speech:
Synonyms for Bewilder
To make vague, hazy, or confused:
To cause to overturn; knock or tip over:
To exercise one's mind, as over the solution of a problem
The definition of distraught is someone that is very troubled, confused or has gone crazy.
Struck with amazement, terror, etc., as if by a thunderbolt
Not definite or determined; vague
The definition of bewilderment is a feeling of confusion or lack of understanding.
Mental confusion or impaired awareness, especially regarding place, time, or personal identity.
A measurement in information theory: see Perplexity.
To make embarrassed and ill at ease; make self-conscious; disconcert
To keep pleasantly or enjoyably occupied or interested; entertain
To fill with sudden wonder or amazement.
To confuse so as to keep from understanding or solving; puzzle; confound
To occupy the attention of; absorb or engross:
To worry or trouble, esp. with petty annoyances; harass, pester, etc.
(Slang) To baffle, bewilder, bluff, or overawe
To surround or circle around
To embarrass; disconcert; abash
To stupefy, stun, or bewilder, as by a shock or blow
To inspire admiration or wonder.
To distract is defined as to draw someone's attention away from something and on to something else.
To produce electric charge on or in (a conductor).
To cause to feel self-conscious or ill at ease; disconcert:
To cause to be overcome with astonishment; astound.
To strike down or lay level with the floor; to knock down.
To make or become nervous or upset.
To blunt; to dull; to spoil.
To cause (someone) to feel the impatience, impotence, annoyance, anger, etc. commonly felt when desires or needs are not satisfied
To think, act, or proceed in a confused or aimless manner:
To bewilder deliberately; play on the credulity of; hoax
To make so confused or opaque as to be difficult to perceive or understand:
To drive or ride briskly, so as to make a clattering.
Multiple groups doing the same thing in a uniform fashion, but starting at different, evenly-spaced, times or places (attested from 1856).
To astound, amaze, or bewilder
(Intransitive) To undergo or witness something unexpected.
To annoy or harass by persistent mocking or poking fun, playful fooling, etc.
To fuddle or confuse (the mind, a person, etc.)
To cause to have a whirling sensation.
To make drunk; intoxicate.
To be mixed in a confused way:
To move (a lever or switch) in order to activate, deactivate, or control a device.
To confuse or befuddle, especially by being complicated or varied.
Vex is defined as to bring trouble or distress to or to annoy.
To arrive at; reach:
To make, force, or drive by or as by hitting, flailing, or pounding
To puzzle, confuse, or baffle.
To confuse; perplex.
Flummox is defined as to confuse someone.
Antonyms for Bewilder
To make plain, manifest, or intelligible; to clear of obscurity; to illustrate the meaning of.
To ascertain for (someone), or make (someone) aware of, his or her location or situation
Words Related to Bewilder
To cause to be unclear in mind or intent
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