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synonyms for bewilderment

  • confusion
  • disorientation
  • perplexity
  • bafflement
  • daze
  • discombobulation
  • surprise
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antonyms for bewilderment

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  • expectation
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How to use bewilderment in a sentence

If the mob’s bewilderment over the great building before them is one dominant feature of the day — whether to trash it or venerate it — its bewilderment over the police is even greater.
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He wears it with a fluid ease you can spot at Clemson, with almost — almost — a smidgen of bewilderment at the surrounding fuss.
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In the room that day were frustration, outrage and a lot of bewilderment.
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As time wore on, the switch from import to export only amplified that sense of bewilderment.
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Ask Stefan Jockusch what a factory might look like in 10 or 20 years, and the answer might leave you at a crossroads between fascination and bewilderment.
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We stood staring after the fugitives in perfect bewilderment, totally unable to explain their apparently causeless panic.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
In bewilderment she brought the ark into the room, and read the letter addressed to Janet and herself.
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Edna's face was a blank picture of bewilderment, which she never thought of disguising.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Aristide went back to his comfortless lodgings aflame with bewilderment, indignation and despair.
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Winston smiled, though there was a wistfulness in his eyes as he saw the faint bewilderment in his companions' faces.
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WORDS RELATED TO BEWILDERMENT

  • admiration
  • astonishment
  • awe
  • bewilderment
  • confoundment
  • confusion
  • marvel
  • one for the books
  • perplexity
  • shock
  • something else
  • stopper
  • stunner
  • stupefaction
  • wonder
  • wonderment
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