mixed-up


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mixed-up

(mĭkst′ŭp′)
adj. Informal
In a state of confusion; bewildered or muddled: just a mixed-up kid.

mixed-up

adj
in a state of mental confusion; perplexed

mixed′-up′



adj.
confused or unstable: a mixed-up kid.
[1860–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.mixed-up - perplexed by many conflicting situations or statementsmixed-up - 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"

mixed-up

adjective confused, disturbed, puzzled, bewildered, at sea, upset, distraught, muddled, perplexed, maladjusted I think he's a rather mixed-up kid.

mixed-up

adjective
1. Informal. Characterized by physical confusion:
Translations

mixed-up

[ˈmɪkstˈʌp] ADJ [person, idea] → confuso; [things] → revuelto
he's very mixed-up (= disturbed) → es una persona con problemas (psicológicos); (= confused) → está muy confuso
see also mix up

mixed-up

[ˌmɪkstˈʌp] adj (person, ideas) → confuso/a; (papers) → mescolato/a, in disordine
I'm all mixed-up → sono disorientato
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