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bewildered (comparative more bewildered, superlative most bewildered)

  1. Baffled, confused, mystified, at a loss, or uncertain.
    He was just standing there, turning this way and that, with a bewildered look on his face.
    • 2015 March 12, Daniel Taylor, “Chelsea out of Champions League after Thiago Silva sends 10-man PSG through on away goals”, in The Guardian (London)[1]:
      It was a stodgy, weary display from Mourinho’s team with only sporadic moments when they threatened Salvatore Sirigu’s goal and their manager seemed bewildered afterwards when he tried to explain what had gone wrong.
  2. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) Drunk, intoxicated.

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  1. simple past tense and past participle of bewilder