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2 definitions found
 for bewilderment
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bewilderment \Be*wil"der*ment\, n.
     1. The state of being bewildered.
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     2. A bewildering tangle or confusion.
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              He . . . soon lost all traces of it amid
              bewilderment of tree trunks and underbrush.
                                                    --Hawthorne.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  bewilderment
      n 1: confusion resulting from failure to understand [syn:
           bewilderment, obfuscation, puzzlement,
           befuddlement, mystification, bafflement,
           bemusement]

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