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Confused vs. Disoriented

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Confusedverb

simple past tense and past participle of confuse

Disorientedverb

simple past tense and past participle of disorient

Confusedadjective

(of a person) unable to think clearly or understand

Disorientedadjective

Having lost one's direction; confused.

Confusedadjective

(of a person or animal) disoriented

Disoriented

having lost one's bearings physically or mentally.

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Confusedadjective

chaotic, jumbled or muddled

Disoriented

socially disoriented; withdrawn from social interactions.

Confusedadjective

making no sense; illogical

Disorientedadjective

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’;

Confusedadjective

embarrassed

Disorientedadjective

socially disoriented;

‘anomic loners musing over their fate’; ‘we live in an age of rootless alienated people’;

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Confused

same as confounded; as, bewildered and confused.

Confused

lacking orderly continuity.

Confused

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

Confused

having lost one's bearings physically or mentally.

Confused

not marked by fine distinctions.

Confused

causing bafflement and confusion.

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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’;

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’;

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’;

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’;

Confusedadjective

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

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

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