Definition of Mixed-up
1. Adjective. Perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements; filled with bewilderment. "She felt lost on the first day of school"
Similar to: Perplexed
Derivative terms: Confusedness
Definition of Mixed-up
1. Adjective. Mixed together in an uncertain manner ¹
2. Adjective. Confused, muddled or bewildered ¹
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Literary usage of Mixed-up
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Publications (1853)
"There is no evidence that any baptists were mixed up with the tumult.y The popular feeling favoured them; and it revolted at the shedding of the blood of ..."
2. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1874)
"Its food, during confine- oiled rice, mixed up with soft eggs, together with plantains, insects of the grasshopper tribe ; these insects, when thrown e bird ..."
3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"... if he did not actually originate, a plan for the assassination of Beaton, in which George Wishart, a conspicuous Protestant preacher, was also mixed up. ..."
4. Suomalais-englantilainen sanakirja by Severi Alanne (1919)
"(Johonkin) mix (1. mingle 1. blend) with, get mixed (up) with, (kuv. ... become disconcerted: — johonkin juttuun get mixed up with an affair, become (I. get ..."
5. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"Those mixed up with animal stories of a certain character appear lo have been Buddhist parables intended to teach fairness and goodness towards "the weaker ..."
6. A Cycle of Adams Letters, 1861-1865 by Charles Francis Adams, Henry Adams (1920)
"What God made plain we have mixed up into inextricable confusion. We have had declarations of emancipation ingeniously framed so as not to free a slave and ..."
7. Prideaux's Precedents in Conveyancing: With Dissertations on Its Law and by Frederick Prideaux, John Whitcombe (1889)
"... collaterals are mixed up with those to children, the whole settlement will bo upheld. As regards post-nuptial settlements a very slight consideration, ..."