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English Dictionary: confused by the DICT Development Group
2 results for confused
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
  1. perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements; filled with bewilderment; "obviously bemused by his questions"; "bewildered and confused"; "a cloudy and confounded philosopher"; "just a mixed-up kid"; "she felt lost on the first day of school"
    Synonym(s): baffled, befuddled, bemused, bewildered, confounded, confused, lost, mazed, mixed-up, at sea
  2. lacking orderly continuity; "a confused set of instructions"; "a confused dream about the end of the world"; "disconnected fragments of a story"; "scattered thoughts"
    Synonym(s): confused, disconnected, disjointed, disordered, garbled, illogical, scattered, unconnected
  3. having lost your bearings; confused as to time or place or personal identity; "I frequently find myself disoriented when I come up out of the subway"; "the anesthetic left her completely disoriented"
    Synonym(s): confused, disoriented, lost
  4. thrown into a state of disarray or confusion; "troops fleeing in broken ranks"; "a confused mass of papers on the desk"; "the small disordered room"; "with everything so upset"
    Synonym(s): broken, confused, disordered, upset
  5. mentally confused; unable to think with clarity or act intelligently; "the flood of questions left her bewildered and confused"
    Antonym(s): clear-thinking, clearheaded
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Confuse \Con*fuse"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Confused}; p. pr. &
      vb. n. {Confusing}.]
      1. To mix or blend so that things can not be distinguished;
            to jumble together; to confound; to render indistinct or
            obscure; as, to confuse accounts; to confuse one's vision.
                     A universal hubbub wild Of stunning sounds and
                     voices all confused.                           --Milton.
      2. To perplex; to disconcert; to abash; to cause to lose
                     Nor thou with shadowed hint confuse A life that
                     leads melodious days.                        --Tennyson.
                     Confused and sadly she at length replied. --Pope.
      Syn: To abash; disorder; disarrange; disconcert; confound;
               obscure; distract. See {Abash}.
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