Definition of Confused

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, Confounded, Lost, Mazed, Mixed-up
Similar to: Perplexed
Derivative terms: Confusedness



2. Adjective. Lacking orderly continuity. "Scattered thoughts"

3. Adjective. Having lost your bearings; confused as to time or place or personal identity. "The anesthetic left her completely disoriented"
Exact synonyms: Disoriented, Lost
Similar to: Unoriented
Derivative terms: Confusedness

4. Adjective. Thrown into a state of disarray or confusion. "With everything so upset"
Exact synonyms: Broken, Disordered, Upset
Similar to: Disorganised, Disorganized

5. Adjective. Mentally confused; unable to think with clarity or act intelligently. "The flood of questions left her bewildered and confused"

Definition of Confused

1. Adjective. chaotic, jumbled or muddled ¹

2. Adjective. making no sense; illogical ¹

3. Adjective. embarrassed ¹

4. Verb. (past of confuse) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Confused

1. confuse [v] - See also: confuse

Lexicographical Neighbors of Confused

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Literary usage of Confused

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An Essay Concerning Human Understanding by John Locke (1894)
"OF CLEAR AND OBSCURE, DISTINCT AND confused IDEAS. i. HAVING shown the original of our ideas, and taken a view of their several sorts ; considered the ..."

2. The Works of John Locke by John Locke (1823)
"But ideas, which by reason of their obscurity or otherwise are confused, cannot produce any clear or distinct knowledge ; because as far as any ideas are ..."

3. A Treatise of Human Nature: Being an Attempt to Introduce the Experimental by David ( Hume (1890)
"and felt philosophy which seeks the origin of knowledge in sensation, confused, assumes that the individual sensation is from the first consciously ..."

4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1900)
"6, with the space ratio }, the image С is strong ; the image C' was also found ; but with these cases of high inclination в, the images are confused and ..."

5. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1887)
"... confused voice of fame, and afterwards by the more accurate reports of Victor and ... confused ..."

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