Definition of bewildering in English:

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Pronunciation: /bɪˈwɪld(ə)rɪŋ/


Confusing or perplexing: there is a bewildering array of holidays to choose from
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  • In the opening laps, however, cars were entering corners sometimes three abreast, exchanging positions with bewildering frequency.
  • The end to persecution was always going to be bewildering.
  • I suspect the lay reader will find their content bewildering.



Pronunciation: /bɪˈwɪldərɪŋli/
[as submodifier]: the regulations are bewilderingly complex
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  • But a simple request for a list of the 40 cyclists who have been prevented from racing for excessive haematocrit levels since 1997 produced a bewilderingly response.
  • There are other failures: the plot is bewilderingly complicated, condensed, and foreshortened.
  • Drawn pages were on display as artworks, in their original size so that one could get up close and examine the often bewilderingly intricate line work.

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