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bewildering

[ bih-wil-der-ing ]
/ bɪˈwɪl dər ɪŋ /
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adjective

extremely confusing: a bewildering schedule of events.

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Origin of bewildering

First recorded in 1785–95; bewilder + -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM bewildering

be·wil·der·ing·ly, adverbun·be·wil·der·ing, adjectiveun·be·wil·der·ing·ly, adverb
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How to use bewildering in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for bewildering

bewildering
/ (bɪˈwɪldərɪŋ) /

adjective

causing utter confusion; puzzling

Derived forms of bewildering

bewilderingly, adverb
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