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bewilder

verb [T] uk   /bɪˈwɪl.dər/  us   /-dɚ/
to confuse someone: The instructions completely bewildered me.
bewildered
adjective uk   /-dəd/  us   /-dɚd/
Arriving in a strange city at night, I felt alone and bewildered.
Translations of “bewilder”
in Arabic يُربِك…
in Korean 혼란스럽게하다…
in Malaysian bingung…
in French déconcerter…
in Italian sconcertare, disorientare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使迷惑,使糊塗, 難住…
in Vietnamese làm bối rối…
in Spanish desconcertar, aturdir…
in Portuguese deixar perplexo, perturbar, desnortear…
in Thai งุนงง…
in German verwirren…
in Catalan desconcertar…
in Japanese ~を混乱させる, 当惑させる…
in Indonesian terkejut, membingungkan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使迷惑,使糊涂, 难住…
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