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.