Definition of Confounds

1. Verb. (third-person singular of confound) ¹

2. Noun. (plural of confound) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Confounds

1. confound [v] - See also: confound

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Confounds

conformities
conformity
conforms
confound
confounded
confoundedly
confoundedness
confounder
confounders
confoundest
confoundeth
confounding
confounding factor
confounding variable
confoundingly
confounds (current term)
confraternal
confraternities
confraternity
confraternization
confraters
confrere
confreres
confront
confrontal
confrontals
confrontation
confrontation method
confrontational
confrontationally

Literary usage of Confounds

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1. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"... as when a child Strews sand upon the sea-shore ; mimic mounds He heaps in boyish sport, and then again confounds them, freely plying foot and hand ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1882)
"It also blends and confounds the national character of those, to separate and distinguish whom was the leading object of the Treaty of 1783. ..."

3. Introduction to the Study of International Law by Theodore Dwight Woolsey (1878)
"Puffendorf, as Mr. Wildman says,1 "entirely denies the authority of general usage ; and his doctrine, put- confounds J ' C7 ..."

4. The Works of Rufus Choate: With a Memoir of His Life by Rufus Choate, Samuel Gilman Brown (1862)
"... and violence: is of dangerous and pernicious example; confounds the distribution of the powers of government; and tends to the subversion of the actual, ..."

5. The Works of Virgil by Virgil (1891)
"Now vanquished and disconsolate, since fortune confounds all things, to him I convey these kids, ..."

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