Be*wil"der (?), v. t. [imp. & p.
p. Bewildered (?); p. pr. & vb. n.
Bewildering.] [Pref. be- + wilder.] To lead into
perplexity or confusion, as for want of a plain path; to perplex with
mazes; or in general, to perplex or confuse greatly.
Lost and bewildered in the fruitless search.
Syn. -- To perplex; puzzle; entangle; confuse; confound; mystify;
embarrass; lead astray.