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bewilderment

bi wil der muhnt

  • n  confusion resulting from failure to understand

  • A writer who is unafraid to linger in the minds of furious men, he leads us fearlessly through this man's grief, bewilderment and rage.
  • The youngest members of the congregation (some in their teens) sit in bewilderment, trying to decide whether to support the geezers or the boomers.
  • Such academic lackeydom, says Sir Walter, has reduced the universities to imposing islands of bewilderment in a sea of confusion.
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  • North football hits ground running
    By: Brian Paglia Jason Galt will admit the first time he saw the Double Wing offense almost 10 years ago he was confounded. Here was this offense pulled out of a black and white movie, all tosses and misdirections and run, run, run. The first-year North Forsyth football coach knew exactly the bewilderment his assistant coaches must have felt during spring practice this past May when they saw it ...
    June 7, 2013 - Forsyth County News
Quotes

  • Tom Stoppard in Times Online
    The Oscar-winning writer Sir Tom Stoppard said: "With his earliest work he stood alone in British theatre up against the bewilderment and incomprehension of critics, the audience and writers, too."
  • Pope Benedict XVI in FOXNews
    Benedict began his day addressing Catholic clergymen and nuns, telling them to be missionaries to those Angolans "living in fear of spirits, of malign and threatening powers. In their bewilderment they end up even condemning street children and the...
  • Ed Rendell in New York Times
    Most Clinton supporters are filled with bewilderment that this is happening,said Gov. Edward G. Rendell of Pennsylvania. "We are willing to go on, and we understand the inevitability of this, but we are filled with disappointment and...

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