The definition of bewilderment is a feeling of confusion or lack of understanding.
An example of bewilderment is what you feel when you have tried to solve a very hard problem.
- the fact or condition of being bewildered
- a confusion; jumble
- The condition of being confused or disoriented.
- A situation of perplexity or confusion; a tangle: a bewilderment of lies and half-truths.
From bewilder + -ment.