Common mistake be wilder (bewilder)

Common Mistake: Be Wilder (Bewilder)

One common mistake in English is misspelling the word "bewilder" as "be wilder." It is important to note that the correct spelling is "bewilder."


The word "bewilder" is a verb that means to confuse, puzzle, or perplex someone. It is used to describe a state in which someone is at a loss or confused about something.

For example:

  • Upon entering the maze, Sarah found herself bewildered by the numerous twists and turns.
  • The complex instructions on the tax form can often bewilder even the most educated individuals.

As shown in the examples above, "bewilder" is used to indicate a state of confusion or perplexity, and it should always be spelled as one word.

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be wilder (bewilder) mistake examples

  • Incorrect:
    He saw the be wildered look on my face.

    He saw the bewildered look on my face.

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