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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.
And they are so confoundedly impertinent, too, over it.
The squire now regained the liberty of his hands, and so much temper as to express some satisfaction in the restraint which had been laid upon him; declaring that he should certainly have beat his brains out; and adding, "It would have vexed one confoundedly to have been hanged for such a rascal.
But you are so confoundedly hot-headed and exclamatory that I cannot get a word in.
It's confoundedly dull, anyhow; New York is dying of dullness," Beaufort grumbled.
But it is just like these merchant skippers, they are always so confoundedly careless.
I have to do with no one but the States, by whom I am paid; let me see an order from them to leave the place to you, and I shall only be too glad to wheel off in an instant, as I am confoundedly bored here.
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.
Things went confoundedly with me in New York; those Yankees are cool hands, and a man of gentlemanly feelings has no chance with them.
Funny how it affects you to be in a peculiar state of mind: everybody that does not act up to your excitement seems so confoundedly unfriendly.
I should have made a very handsome apology, but you provoked me so confoundedly with your -.