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Word Example of - bewilderment

    Example Sentences for bewilderment

    A loud shouting and commotion in the village roused me from my bewilderment.

    In some bewilderment she sat down on the edge of the chair beside which she stood.

    Down we plunged into the cellar, through the trap and to the Door of Bewilderment.

    To the surprise and bewilderment of the court, every thing was changed.

    Brother Fulkerson answered in a voice of bewilderment, tinged, too, with protest.

    Unable to see the purpose of his question, the girl gazed at him in bewilderment.

    The Captain stood gazing at her out of the window, with his hands in his pockets and a doleful look of bewilderment on his face.

    His bewilderment and surprise were intense when he discovered his situation.

    Yuki sat for a moment in bewilderment, then the color came back to her face and she leaned forward eagerly.

    He looked at the white petticoat on the chair-back, and shook his head in bewilderment.

Word Origin & History of - bewilderment

    Word Origin & History

    bewilderment 1820, "condition of being bewildered," from bewilder + -ment; meaning "thing or situation which bewilders" is from 1844.