Bedevilment
Bedevilment Be*dev"il*ment, n. The state of being bedeviled; bewildering confusion; vexatious trouble. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]

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  • bedevilment — index detriment, harm, nuisance Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • bedevilment — 1825, from BEDEVIL (Cf. bedevil) + MENT (Cf. ment) …   Etymology dictionary

  • bedevilment — noun see bedevil …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bedevilment — See bedevil. * * * …   Universalium

  • bedevilment — noun The characteristic of being bedeviled …   Wiktionary

  • bedevilment — n. confusion; confoundedness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bedevilment — be·dev·il·ment …   English syllables

  • bedevilment — noun the act of harassing someone • Syn: ↑badgering, ↑worrying, ↑torment • Derivationally related forms: ↑bedevil, ↑torment (for: ↑torment), ↑worry …   Useful english dictionary

  • bedevil — bedevilment, n. /bi dev euhl/, v.t., bedeviled, bedeviling or (esp. Brit.) bedevilled, bedevilling. 1. to torment or harass maliciously or diabolically, as with doubts, distractions, or worries. 2. to possess, as with a devil; bewitch. 3. to… …   Universalium

  • badgering — noun the act of harassing someone • Syn: ↑worrying, ↑torment, ↑bedevilment • Derivationally related forms: ↑bedevil (for: ↑bedevilment), ↑torment ( …   Useful english dictionary

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