KJV Dictionary Definition: wilder


WILDER, v.t. To lose or cause to lose the way or track; to puzzle with mazes or difficulties; to bewilder.

Long lost and wilderd in the maze of fate.


WILDERED, pp. Lost in a pathless tract; puzzled.


WILDERING, ppr. Puzzling.


WILDERNESS, n. from wild.

1. A desert; a tract of land or region uncultivated and uninhabited by human beings, whether a forest or a wide barren plain. In the United States, it is applied only to a forest. In Scripture, it is applied frequently to the deserts of Arabia. The Israelites wandered int he wilderness forty years.

2. The ocean.

The watry wilderness yields no supply.

3. A state of disorder. Not in use.

4. A wood in a garden, resembling a forest.