Adjective "Bedevilled" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Bedevilled


    Definition:

    1. to torment or harass maliciously or diabolically, as with doubts, distractions, or worries.

    2. to possess, as with a devil; bewitch.

    3. to cause confusion or doubt in; muddle; confound: an issue bedeviled by prejudices.

    4. to beset or hamper continuously: a new building bedeviled by elevator failures.

    Origin:
    bedevil

    Examples:

    "talks can be bedevilled."

    "relations can be bedevilled."

    "places can be bedevilled."

    "parents can be bedevilled."

    "neighbourings can be bedevilled."

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