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The dictionary that I'm using says those meanings are synonyms. Is there no difference between them?

I'd also like to know if perplexing could a be synonym of embarassing and bewildering.

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    They are quite different. Being bewildered means you are confused by something -- the reason may be quite justified and those around you might very well understand the reason. Being embarrassed means that you feel you have done something that others would disapprove of (or at least find comical, at your expense). It's a (hopefully mild) form of shame.
    – Hot Licks
    Oct 30, 2014 at 22:31
  • What dictionary are you using?
    – Dan Bron
    Oct 31, 2014 at 4:43
  • Totally. I should throw my dictionary away Dec 5, 2014 at 9:26

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“They are quite different. Being bewildered means you are confused by something — the reason may be quite justified and those around you might very well understand the reason. Being embarrassed means that you feel you have done something that others would disapprove of (or at least find comical, at your expense). It's a (hopefully mild) form of shame.”

—Hot Licks

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