verb (used with object), be·fud·dled, be·fud·dling.
Examples from the Web for befuddlement
One former Media Research Center employee reacted to the news with a deep sense of befuddlement, “I thought everyone knew it.”Ex-Employees of Conservative Figure L. Brent Bozell Say He Didn’t Write His Books or Columns|Ben Jacobs|February 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Still, I have heard more than a few people, of all races, shrug in some kind of befuddlement about what they are expected to feel.
This state of affairs is a source of befuddlement to Walmart executives.
She had only added to his befuddlement and he bent forward, soliciting some more lucid statement of her position.A Hoosier Chronicle|Meredith Nicholson