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Confuse vs. Confused

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Confuseverb

(transitive) To mix up; to puzzle; to bewilder.

Confusedverb

simple past tense and past participle of confuse

Confuseverb

(transitive) To mistake (one thing) for another.

‘People who say "hola" to Italians are confusing Italian with Spanish.’;

Confusedadjective

(of a person) unable to think clearly or understand

Confuseverb

(transitive) To mix thoroughly; to confound; to disorder.

Confusedadjective

(of a person or animal) disoriented

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Confuseverb

To make uneasy and ashamed; to embarrass.

Confusedadjective

chaotic, jumbled or muddled

Confuseverb

To rout; discomfit.

Confusedadjective

making no sense; illogical

Confuseadjective

Mixed; confounded.

Confusedadjective

embarrassed

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Confuseverb

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 wildOf stunning sounds and voices all confused.’;

Confused

same as confounded; as, bewildered and confused.

Confuseverb

To perplex; to disconcert; to abash; to cause to lose self-possession.

‘Nor thou with shadowed hint confuseA life that leads melodious days.’; ‘Confused and sadly she at length replied.’;

Confused

lacking orderly continuity.

Confuseverb

mistake one thing for another;

‘you are confusing me with the other candidate’; ‘I mistook her for the secretary’;

Confused

thrown into disorder; as, His workbench held a confused assortment of spare engine parts..

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Confuseverb

be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly;

‘These questions confuse even the experts’; ‘This question completely threw me’; ‘This question befuddled even the teacher’;

Confused

having lost one's bearings physically or mentally.

Confuseverb

cause to feel embarrassment;

‘The constant attention of the young man confused her’;

Confused

not marked by fine distinctions.

Confuseverb

assemble without order or sense;

‘She jumbles the words when she is supposed to write a sentence’;

Confused

causing bafflement and confusion.

Confuseverb

make unclear or incomprehensible;

‘The new tax return forms only confuse’;

Confusedadjective

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’;

Confuseverb

make unclear, indistinct, or blurred;

‘Her remarks confused the debate’; ‘Their words obnubilate their intentions’;

Confusedadjective

lacking orderly continuity;

‘a confused set of instructions’; ‘a confused dream about the end of the world’; ‘disconnected fragments of a story’; ‘scattered thoughts’;

Confuseverb

make (someone) bewildered or perplexed

‘past and present blurred together, confusing her still further’;

Confusedadjective

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’;

Confuseverb

make (something) more complex or less easy to understand

‘the points made by the authors confuse rather than clarify the issue’;

Confusedadjective

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’;

Confuseverb

identify wrongly; mistake

‘a lot of people confuse a stroke with a heart attack’; ‘purchasers might confuse the two products’;

Confusedadjective

mentally confused; unable to think with clarity or act intelligently;

‘the flood of questions left her bewildered and confused’;

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