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con·fused

 (kən-fyo͞ozd′)
adj.
1. Being unable to think with clarity or act with understanding and intelligence.
2.
a. Lacking logical order or sense: a confused set of rules.
b. Chaotic; jumbled: a confused mass of papers.

con·fus′ed·ly (-fyo͞o′zĭd-lē) adv.
con·fus′ed·ness n.

confused

(kənˈfjuːzd)
adj
1. feeling or exhibiting an inability to understand; bewildered; perplexed
2. in a disordered state; mixed up; jumbled
3. (Social Welfare) lacking sufficient mental abilities for independent living, esp through old age
confusedly adv
conˈfusedness n
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.confused - perplexed by many conflicting situations or statementsconfused - 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"
perplexed - full of difficulty or confusion or bewilderment; "perplexed language"; "perplexed state of the world"
2.confused - lacking orderly continuityconfused - lacking orderly continuity; "a confused set of instructions"; "a confused dream about the end of the world"; "disconnected fragments of a story"; "scattered thoughts"
incoherent - without logical or meaningful connection; "a turgid incoherent presentation"
3.confused - 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"
unoriented - not having position or goal definitely set or ascertained; "engaged in unoriented study"; "unoriented until she looked at the map"
4.confused - thrown into a state of disarray or confusionconfused - 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"
disorganised, disorganized - lacking order or methodical arrangement or function; "a disorganized enterprise"; "a thousand pages of muddy and disorganized prose"; "she was too disorganized to be an agreeable roommate"
5.confused - mentally confused; unable to think with clarity or act intelligently; "the flood of questions left her bewildered and confused"
perplexed - full of difficulty or confusion or bewilderment; "perplexed language"; "perplexed state of the world"
clearheaded, clear-thinking - not mentally confused; able to think clearly and act intelligently

confused

adjective
1. bewildered, puzzled, baffled, at sea, muddled, dazed, perplexed, at a loss, taken aback, disorientated, muzzy (U.S. informal), nonplussed, flummoxed, at sixes and sevens, thrown off balance, discombobulated (informal, chiefly U.S. & Canad.), not with it (informal), not knowing if you are coming or going People are confused about what they should eat to stay healthy.
bewildered aware, with it (informal), informed, switched-on (informal), enlightened, on the ball (informal), sussed (Brit. slang)
2. disorderly, disordered, chaotic, mixed up, jumbled, untidy, out of order, in disarray, topsy-turvy, disorganized, higgledy-piggledy (informal), at sixes and sevens, disarranged, disarrayed The situation remains confused as both sides claim victory. Everything lay in a confused heap on the floor.
disorderly ordered, in order, arranged, organized, tidy, orderly
Quotations
"If you are sure you understand everything that is going on, you are hopelessly confused" [Walter Mondale]
"Anyone who isn't confused doesn't really understand the situation" [Ed Murrow (on the Vietnam War)]

confused

adjective
2. Characterized by physical confusion:
Informal: mixed-up.
Translations
مُرْتَبِكمُلْتَبِس
zmatený
forvirretforvirrende
sekava
zbunjen
összezavart
ruglaîur, ringlaîurruglingslegur, óskipulegur
当惑した
당황한
zbeganzmeden
förvirrad
ที่สับสน
aklı karışmışanlaşılmazkafası karışıkşaşırmış
bối rối

confused

[kənˈfjuːzd] ADJ
1. [situation etc] → confuso
2. (= perplexed) → confuso, confundido, desconcertado
to be confusedestar confuso or confundido
to get confused (= muddled up) → hacerse un lío; (= perplexed) → confundirse, desconcertarse
his mind is confusedtiene la cabeza trastornada

confused

[kənˈfjuːzd] adj
(= bewildered) [person] → perplexe, désorienté(e)
to get confused → s'embrouiller
[situation] → confus(e)

confused

adj
(= muddled)wirr, konfus; person alsoverwirrt; (through old age, after anaesthetic etc) → wirr im Kopf; idea, report, situation alsoverworren; sound, jumblewirr
(= embarrassed)verwirrt, verlegen, betreten

confused

[kənˈfjuːzd] adjconfuso/a
in a confused state (person) → in stato confusionale (room, papers) → in disordine
to get confused → confondersi

confuse

(kənˈfjuːz) verb
1. to put in disorder. He confused the arrangements by arriving late.
2. to mix up in one's mind. I always confuse John and his twin brother.
3. to make puzzled. He completely confused me by his questions.
conˈfused adjective
1. mixed up. The message I received was rather confused.
2. mixed up in the mind. in a confused state of mind.
conˈfusedly (-zidli) adverb
conˈfusion (-ʒən) noun

confused

مُرْتَبِك zmatený forvirret verwirrt μπερδεμένος confundido sekava confus zbunjen confuso 当惑した 당황한 verward forvirret zdezorientowany confuso спутанный förvirrad ที่สับสน kafası karışık bối rối 困惑的

confused

a. confuso-a, confundido-a, distraído-a;
v.
to be ___estar ___, confundirse.

confused

adj confundido; to get o become — confundirse
References in classic literature ?
She was flirting her fan and laughing at the feeble jokes of a young gentleman who tried to be witty, when she suddenly stopped laughing and looked confused, for just opposite, she saw Laurie.
I thought I would take a walk," replied George Willard, who felt awkward and confused.
I reckon she was confused and didn't know where to begin.
She had never known her thoughts or her intentions to be so confused.
As the day had now dawned, the opposite shores no longer presented a confused outline, but they were able to look into the woods, and distinguish objects beneath a canopy of gloomy pines.
But it may affect others--and THEY may not think of it as folly--" She stopped short, confused by his brightening color and eyes.
Thank you, my good friend," said the minister, gravely, but startled at heart; for so confused was his remembrance, that he had almost brought himself to look at the events of the past night as visionary.
It was a tighter place still than I had yet turned round in; all the more that, for the first time, I could see in the aspect of others a confused reflection of the crisis.
To a landsman, no whale, nor any sign of a herring, would have been visible at that moment; nothing but a troubled bit of greenish white water, and thin scattered puffs of vapor hovering over it, and suffusingly blowing off to leeward, like the confused scud from white rolling billows.
It was all brand-new, so the agent told them, but he talked so incessantly that they were quite confused, and did not have time to ask many questions.
Her husband's suffering and dangers, and the danger of her child, all blended in her mind, with a confused and stunning sense of the risk she was running, in leaving the only home she had ever known, and cutting loose from the protection of a friend whom she loved and revered.
I then begged him to go and suggest a distance, for my mind was growing weak and confused under the strain which had been put upon it.