confusedly


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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.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.confusedly - in a confused manner; "Queen Augusta wrote him an hysterical letter in which she confusedly sympathised with him"
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Translations
بصورة مرتبكه
zmateně
forvirret
ruglingslega
şaşkın bir şekilde

confusedly

[kənˈfjuːzɪdlɪ] ADVconfusamente
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

confusedly

advverwirrt; (= in disorder also)wirr; (= embarrassedly also)verlegen, betreten
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

confusedly

[kənˈfjuːzɪdlɪ] advconfusamente
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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
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References in classic literature ?
The most beautiful colours, laid on confusedly, will not give as much pleasure as the chalk outline of a portrait.
Just motley speaking, From mask of fool confusedly shouting, Circumambling on fabricated word-bridges, On motley rainbow-arches,
She had never in all her life before spoken to any living being so confusedly and so unintelligently as she now spoke to Julian Gray!
With this intimation, and with the customary messages, the letter, abruptly and confusedly, came to an end.
By the assistance of some rudely constructed machinery, the heavily laden basket was now carefully lowered down among the multitude; and, from the giddy pinnacle, the Romans were seen gathering confusedly round it; but owing to the vast height and the prevalence of a fog, no distinct view of their operations could be obtained.
She blushed, and said confusedly that the flowers had been given to her.
Ethan felt confusedly that there were many things he ought to think about, but through his tingling veins and tired brain only one sensation throbbed: the warmth of Mattie's shoulder against his.
Vincy thought confusedly was, that the fever might somehow have been hindered if Wrench had shown the proper solicitude about his-- the Mayor's--family.) "I'm the last man to give in to the cry about new doctors, or new parsons either--whether they're Bulstrode's men or not.
"I beg your pardon, miss," he said confusedly, "my mistake!
The officers and men looked at each other confusedly. The captain continued:
I led her toward Cleric's chair, the only comfortable one I had, questioning her confusedly.
It was confusedly present to me that I ought to place myself where he had stood.