Definition of Confounded

1. Adjective. Perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements; filled with bewilderment. "She felt lost on the first day of school"

Exact synonyms: At Sea, Baffled, Befuddled, Bemused, Bewildered, Confused, Lost, Mazed, Mixed-up
Similar to: Perplexed
Derivative terms: Confusedness



Definition of Confounded

1. a. Confused; perplexed.

Definition of Confounded

1. Verb. (past of confound) ¹

2. Adjective. Confused; thwarted. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Confounded

1. confound [v] - See also: confound

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Confounded

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Literary usage of Confounded

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1. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"... on earth confounded all that toil and labour huge 450 Of Argives, and with panic fill'dst their hearts. Rallied at last before the ships they stood, ..."

2. The Church History of Britain, from the Birth of Jesus Christ Until the Year by Thomas Fuller, James Nichols (1842)
"... confounded into one. Some Dutch writers report, that king Lucius in his old ... so jumbled and confounded together, that those which ought to have been ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1907)
"theless, it must not be confounded with its medieval, or even i ta British (Locke, Berkeley, Hume, Mill) forerunners; it does possess originality, ..."

4. The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe, Kate Stephens (1896)
"being the southwest point of the island, I was perfectly confounded and amazed, nor is it possible for me to express the horror of my mind, at seeing the ..."

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