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confused at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


confused at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

S3 adj [Date: 1300-1400; Language: Old French; Origin: confus, from Latin confusus, past participle of confundere; CONFOUND]//
1 unable to understand or think clearly what someone is saying or what is happening: --I'm totally confused. Could you explain that again?// confused about// --If you're confused about anything, phone my office.// --All the corridors looked the same and he felt thoroughly confused.//
2 not clear or not easy to understand: --Witness statements presented a confused picture of the incident.// --a lot of confused ideas// -- confusedly/-fju[hA359]z[hA369]dli/ adv //

confused at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

251 Moby Thesaurus words for "confused":
Byzantine, abashed, abroad, adrift, afflicted, agitated, ajar,
aleatoric, aleatory, ambiguous, amorphic, amorphous, anarchic,
arsy-varsy, ass-backwards, astray, at a loss, at sea, baffled,
baffling, baggy, balled up, balled-up, bashful, befuddled, bemused,
beset, bewildered, blear, bleared, bleary, blobby, blurred, blurry,
bollixed up, bothered, broad, cast down, chagrined, chance, chancy,
chaotic, chapfallen, characterless, clashing, clueless, complex,
complicated, conflicting, confounded, confusing, conscious,
contradictory, convoluted, coy, crabbed, daedal, dark, dazed,
demure, devious, dim, disarranged, discomfited, discomforted,
discomposed, disconcerted, dismayed, disordered, disorderly,
disorganized, disoriented, disquieted, distracted, distraught,
distressed, disturbed, elaborate, embarrassed, embrangled,
entangled, faint, featureless, feeble, filmy, flustered, fluttered,
foggy, formless, fouled up, fussed, fuzzy, galley-west, general,
grating, guessing, half-seen, half-visible, harsh, hazy,
helter-skelter, higgledy-piggledy, hit-or-miss, hugger-mugger,
hung up, ill at ease, ill-defined, implicated, imprecise, in a fix,
in a jumble, in a maze, in a mess, in a pickle, in a pother,
in a pucker, in a scrape, in a stew, in a sweat, in a swivet,
in a tizzy, inaccurate, inarticulate, inchoate, incoherent,
inconsistent, inconspicuous, indecisive, indefinable, indefinite,
indeterminable, indeterminate, indistinct, indistinguishable,
inexact, inform, intricate, involuted, involved, jangling, jangly,
jarring, jostling, jumbled, kaleidoscopic, knotted, labyrinthian,
labyrinthine, lax, loose, lost, loused up, low-profile, lumpen,
many-faceted, matted, mazed, mazy, meandering, merely glimpsed,
messed up, messy, miscellaneous, misleading, misty, mixed up,
mixed-up, mortified, motley, mousy, mucked up, muddled,
multifarious, muzzy, mystified, mystifying, nondescript,
nonplussed, nonspecific, not with it, obscure, off the track,
orderless, out of countenance, out of focus, out of it, pale,
perplexed, perplexing, perturbed, put off, put out, put-out,
put-upon, puzzled, puzzling, ramified, random, rattled, roundabout,
ruffled, scattered, screwed up, self-conscious, semivisible,
shadowed forth, shadowy, shaken, shamefaced, shamefast, shapeless,
shook, shuffled, shy, skimble-skamble, skittish, snafu, snarled,
snarled up, stammering, stochastic, subtle, sweeping, tangled,
tangly, timid, timorous, topsy-turvy, troubled, turned around,
twisted, uncertain, unclear, uncomfortable, undefined, undestined,
undetermined, uneasy, unordered, unorganized, unplain,
unrecognizable, unsettled, unspecified, upset, upside-down, vague,
veiled, warring, weak, without a clue

confused at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

1 unable to think clearly or to understand what is happening or what sb is saying:
People are confused about all the different labels on food these days. * He was depressed and in a confused state of mind. * I'm confused-say all that again.
2 not clear or easy to understand:
The children gave a confused account of what had happened. * A confused situation followed the military coup.
confusedly adverb

Confused at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Confuse \Con*fuse"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Confused}; p. pr. &
vb. n. {Confusing}.]
1. To mix or blend so that things can not be distinguished;
to jumble together; to confound; to render indistinct or
obscure; as, to confuse accounts; to confuse one's vision.

A universal hubbub wild Of stunning sounds and
voices all confused. --Milton.

2. To perplex; to disconcert; to abash; to cause to lose

Nor thou with shadowed hint confuse A life that
leads melodious days. --Tennyson.

Confused and sadly she at length replied. --Pope.

Syn: To abash; disorder; disarrange; disconcert; confound;
obscure; distract. See {Abash}.

confused at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

adj 1: 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" [syn: {baffled},
{befuddled}, {bemused}, {bewildered}, {confounded}, {lost},
{mazed}, {mixed-up}, {at sea}]
2: lacking orderly continuity; "a confused set of
instructions"; "a confused dream about the end of the
world"; "disconnected fragments of a story"; "scattered
thoughts" [syn: {disconnected}, {disjointed}, {disordered},
{garbled}, {illogical}, {scattered}, {unconnected}]
3: 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" [syn: {disoriented}, {lost}]
4: 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" [syn: {broken}, {disordered}, {upset}]
5: mentally confused; unable to think with clarity or act
intelligently; "the flood of questions left her bewildered
and confused" [ant: {clearheaded}]

confused at English (WD) Of Explained:



* Inter: IPA » /kənˈfjuːzd/
  • Inter: audio » en-us-confused.ogg|Audio (US)


    Inter: en-ad » j

  • chaotic, jumbled or muddled
    1. making no sense; illogical
    2. embarrassed

      Related terms

      * confuse

  • confusing
  • confusion


    * puzzled
  • perplexed


    Inter: trans-top » chaotic, jumbled or muddled
  • American Sign Language: 1@Sfhead-PalmDown Claw5@InsideChesthigh-PalmDown-Claw5@InsideTrunkhigh-PalmUp RoundHoriz-RoundHoriz
  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|разбъркан, Inter: t+ » bg|разстроен
  • Catalan: Inter: t- » ca|confús|m, Inter: t- » ca|desconcertat
  • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|zmatený|m
  • Danish: Inter: t- » da|forvirret
  • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|verward
  • Faroese: Inter: t- » fo|ørkymlaður|m
  • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|sekava
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|confondu|m

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|wirr, Inter: t+ » de|verwirrt
    • Hebrew: Inter: t- » he|מבולבל|m|tr=mevulbal|sc=Hebr, Inter: t- » he|מבולבלת|f|tr=mevulbelet|sc=Hebr
    • Hungarian: Inter: t+ » hu|zavart
    • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|confuso
    • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|confuso, Inter: t+ » pt|confundido
    • Romanian: Inter: t- » ro|confuz|m|n, Inter: t- » ro|haotic|m|n
    • Scottish Gaelic: Inter: t- » gd|tro-chèile
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|confuso
    • West Frisian: Inter: t- » fy|betiizd

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » making no sense; illogical
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|объркан, Inter: t+ » bg|безсмислен
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|confondu|m
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|wirr, Inter: t+ » de|verwirrt
    • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|confuso

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Romanian: Inter: t- » ro|confuz|m|n
  • Scottish Gaelic: Inter: t- » gd|tro-chèile
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|confuso

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » embarrassed
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|смутен
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|hämmentynyt
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|embarrassé|m

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|confuso
  • Romanian: Inter: t- » ro|încurcat|m|n, Inter: t- » ro|confuz|m|n
  • Scottish Gaelic: Inter: t- » gd|tro-chèile

  • Inter: trans-botto » m


  • Inter: past of » confuse

  • Translation: cy » confused
    Translation: de » confused
    Translation: et » confused
    Translation: es » confused
    Translation: fa » confused
    Translation: fr » confused
    Translation: ko » confused
    Translation: hi » confused
    Translation: io » confused
    Translation: kn » confused
    Translation: ku » confused
    Translation: li » confused
    Translation: hu » confused
    Translation: mg » confused
    Translation: my » confused
    Translation: nl » confused
    Translation: ja » confused
    Translation: pl » confused
    Translation: sm » confused
    Category: simple:confused -
    Translation: fi » confused
    Translation: sv » confused
    Translation: ta » confused
    Translation: te » confused
    Translation: vi » confused
    Translation: zh » confused