In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(confusing) desconcertante(overwhelming) apabullante
- I suspect the lay reader will find their content bewildering.
- The family has a bewildering range of names.
- What was bewildering for me was listening to my parents discussing him.
- This side of glory we are left to wrestle, at times, with quite bewildering providences.
- Gardeners shopping for fertilizer face a bewildering array of choices.
- The amount of choice on the menu appears bewildering at first.
- Among the many questions to emerge from a bewildering situation, this is perhaps the most sensitive.
- He said: "The options for parents in their efforts to choose the right school or college can be bewildering, really daunting."
- There is a bewildering array of technological options, however.
- Fish in bewildering colours float around you: violent pink, neon green, Nemo orange.
- To pretty much anyone this lot represents a bewildering, tangled, confused maze of information.
- His double strike erased the shame of a bewildering first-half miss.
- It has a cocktail bar with a bewildering array of whiskies.
- A visit to the supermarket can present a shopper with a bewildering array of choices.
- Medical technologies that offer new hope also lead to a bewildering thicket of options.
- I am an individual faced daily with a bewildering array of problems for which there is no single answer.
- The end to persecution was always going to be bewildering.
- Furthermore, there seem to be a bewildering number of different brain mechanisms activated by the different classes of drugs.
- In the opening laps, however, cars were entering corners sometimes three abreast, exchanging positions with bewildering frequency.
- These technologies, with a bewildering numbers of acronyms, are described in many reviews.
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