verb (used with object), be·fud·dled, be·fud·dling.
Examples from the Web for befuddled
The ruins of an ancient town deep in the Kenyan forest have befuddled archaeologists and historians for decades.Kenya Has Its Own Machu Picchu—the Lost Town of Gedi|Nina Strochlic|September 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Taken aback, toothpaste dribbling down my chin, I stood there befuddled, not quite sure what to do next.Can a Jew Get Down With Hot Jesus from 'Son of God?'|Sara Lieberman|March 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Silas then locked a befuddled Stefan in the safe meant for himself and dropped it into the river.
And while Obama both reflects and reinforces the impetus to realign, the befuddled, hemmed-in GOP seems doomed to decline.Obama Realigns, the GOP Declines: The New Political Paradigm|Robert Shrum|February 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In this September 2011 MSNBC segment, Bashir seems almost as befuddled delivering the lines as we might be hearing them.Chris Matthews, Joy Behar & More Awkward Chris Christie Fat Jokes (VIDEO)|Abby Haglage|August 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But always I remember the poor stiff and his befuddled amazement at the abrupt eruption of battle in the vacant lot.The Road|Jack London
I didn't come nine hundred and forty-seven light-years to be befuddled by a robot.Mezzerow Loves Company|Floyd L. Wallace
That explained his extreme weakness, his befuddled brain, and the unusual soreness of his muscles.In Kali's Country|Emily Churchill Thompson Sheets
His frequent libations had so befuddled him that he had almost forgotten the object of his visit.The Third Degree|Charles Klein and Arthur Hornblow
The outraged man was not so befuddled but what he saw those danger signals now.The Palace of Darkened Windows|Mary Hastings Bradley