What is another word for bewildering?

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[ bɪwˈɪldəɹɪŋ], [ bɪwˈɪldəɹɪŋ], [ b_ɪ_w_ˈɪ_l_d_ə_ɹ_ɪ_ŋ]

Bewildering is a word that describes feelings of confusion or being lost. Synonyms for this word include perplexing, confusing, disorienting, mystifying, confounding, and befuddling. When something is bewildering, it may also be described as difficult to understand, complicated, or complex. It can also be likened to feeling adrift, disconcerted, or adrift. An experience can be bewildering, such as a confusing conversation or a difficult task. To overcome confusion or bewilderment, it may be helpful to ask for clarification or simplify the situation. Despite being a challenging experience, it can also be an opportunity for growth and learning.

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Usage examples for Bewildering

But the crowning moment of the evening had been when, after supper, the guests had gathered in the living-room to do stunts, and Constance had sung Tosti's "Good-bye" and "Thy Blue Eyes," her exquisite voice coming as a bewildering surprise to the assembled young people.
"Marjorie Dean High School Freshman"
Pauline Lester
In the bewildering days that followed-during which I traveled to various cities to fulfill lecture engagements-I felt alone, a victim of such pressure as, I believe, has seldom been the fate of any human being.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook
The water swept out of a veil of thin white mist, and the great rift rang with a bewildering din.
"The Greater Power"
Harold Bindloss W. Herbert Dunton

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