- 1to cause a lot of problems for someone or something over a long period of time synonym beset
- 2 The expedition was bedeviled by bad weather. This injury bedeviled him throughout his career.
NAmE//bɪˈdɛvl//bedevil somebody/something (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they bedevil
he / she / it bedevils
past simple bedeviled ()bedevilled
-ing form bedeviling ()bedevilling