Synonyms for Bewilder:


divert, distract, preoccupy. clear, muddle, dizzy, feelings, mix up, jumble, addle. bewilder (noun)
get, amaze, mystify, flummox, beat, vex, stupefy, discombobulate, bemuse, nonplus, dumbfound, pose, gravel, puzzle, throw, perplex, baffle.
confound (noun)
upset, study at confuse.


amaze (verb)
astound, overwhelm, dazzle, astonish, amaze, daze, stun, impress, surprise.
confuse (verb)
distract, daze, mystify, addle, baffle, perplex, mix up, throw, bemuse, puzzle, stupefy, muddle, upset.
wonder (verb)
fascinate, stare, gape, gawk, wonder, marvel, engross.

Other synonyms:

addle, preoccupy. distract. divert. jumble, muddle. dizzy. amaze
astound, stupefy.
bemuse, throw, discombobulate, flummox, mix up, get, addle.
amaze, astonish.
Other relevant words:
dizzy, get, perplex, dumbfound, baffle, addle, bemuse, stupefy, muddle, flummox, upset, preoccupy, pose, throw, jumble, gravel, feelings, puzzle, discombobulate, beat, nonplus, mystify, vex, clear, divert, distract.

Usage examples for bewilder

  1. In " Intentions" he enunciated serious problems which seemed constantly to contradict themselves, and he causes ourselves to ask questions which only bewilder and astonish. – Oscar Wilde by Leonard Cresswell Ingleby
  2. All the furnishing and arrangements of this aristocratic apartment were calculated to dazzle the eye and bewilder the mind of one unaccustomed to such splendor. – Madame Roland, Makers of History by John S. C. Abbott
  3. This kind of experience, further, comes often with a distinct shock, which may bewilder confuse or trouble the mind. – Oxford Lectures on Poetry by Andrew Cecil Bradley