bewilderment Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun confusion resulting from failure to understand
    puzzlement; bemusement; mystification; befuddlement; bafflement; obfuscation.


Be*wil"der*ment noun
  1. The state of being bewildered.
  2. A bewildering tangle or confusion.
    He . . . soon lost all traces of it amid bewilderment of tree trunks and underbrush. Hawthorne.

Webster 1913