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Definition 1: be a mystery or bewildering to - [verb of cognition]

Samples where bewilder or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • This beats me!
  • Got me--I don't know the answer!
  • a vexing problem
  • This question really stuck me

Synonyms for bewilder in the sense of this definition

(bewilder is a kind of ...) be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly

"These questions confuse even the experts" "This question completely threw me" "This question befuddled even the teacher"

(... is a kind of bewilder ) cause to be perplexed or confounded

"This problem stumped her"

(... is a kind of bewilder ) set a difficult problem or riddle

"riddle me a riddle"

(... is a kind of bewilder ) be incomprehensible to; escape understanding by

"What you are seeing in him eludes me"

Definition 2: cause to be confused emotionally - [verb of emotion]

Synonyms for bewilder in the sense of this definition

(bewilder is a kind of ...) cause to lose one's composure

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