bewildered vs confused what difference

what is difference between bewildered and confused

English

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /bəˈwɪldɚd/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /bəˈwɪldəd/
  • Hyphenation: be‧wil‧dered

Adjective

bewildered (comparative more bewildered, superlative most bewildered)

  1. Baffled, confused, mystified, at a loss, not thinking clearly, or uncertain.
    He was just standing there, turning this way and that, with a bewildered look on his face.

Derived terms

  • bewilderedly

Translations

Verb

bewildered

  1. simple past tense and past participle of bewilder


English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kənˈfjuːzd/

Verb

confused

  1. simple past tense and past participle of confuse

Adjective

confused (comparative more confused, superlative most confused)

  1. (of a person) unable to think clearly or understand
  2. (of a person or animal) disoriented
  3. chaotic, jumbled or muddled
  4. making no sense; illogical
  5. embarrassed

Synonyms

  • (unable to think clearly or understand): puzzled, perplexed, dazed

Hyponyms

  • often-confused

Related terms

  • confuse
  • confusing
  • confusion

Translations

Anagrams

  • foncused

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