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 (kən-foun′dĭd, kŏn-)
1. Confused; befuddled: A crowd of confounded bystanders stared at the appalling wreckage.
2. Used as an intensive: a confounded fool.

con·found′ed·ly adv.
con·found′ed·ness n.
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Adv.1.confoundedly - in a perplexed manner; "he looked at his professor perplexedly"


adv (dated inf)verflucht (inf)
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And thinks I to myself all the while, mind, while I was stubbing my silly toes against that cursed pyramid -- so confoundedly contradictory was it all, all the while, I say, I was thinking to myself, "what's his leg now, but a cane --a whalebone cane.
But you are so confoundedly hot-headed and exclamatory that I cannot get a word in.
exclaimed D'Artagnan, picking up a louis and displaying it; "here's a louis that smells confoundedly of straw.
But I must get back now, for this road is confoundedly damp.
He has the good-nature of success and none of the morgue; he has not our confoundedly irritable French vanity.
He could break the door in, cer- tainly; but they would perhaps bundle him into chokey for that without asking questions--no great matter, only he was confoundedly afraid of being locked up, even in mistake.
It's confoundedly dull, anyhow; New York is dying of dullness," Beaufort grumbled.
Why, then I'll tell you, sir," returns the trooper, stopping short and folding his arms on his square chest so angrily that his face fires and flushes all over; "he is a confoundedly bad kind of man.
But it is just like these merchant skippers, they are always so confoundedly careless.
And they are so confoundedly impertinent, too, over it.
Things went confoundedly with me in New York; those Yankees are cool hands, and a man of gentlemanly feelings has no chance with them.