Associations to the word «Confuse»


CONFUSE, verb. To thoroughly mix; to confound; to disorder.
CONFUSE, verb. (obsolete) To rout; discomfit.
CONFUSE, verb. To mix up; to puzzle; to bewilder.
CONFUSE, verb. To make uneasy and ashamed; to embarrass.
CONFUSE, verb. To mistake one thing for another.

Dictionary definition

CONFUSE, verb. Mistake one thing for another; "you are confusing me with the other candidate"; "I mistook her for the secretary".
CONFUSE, verb. Be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly; "These questions confuse even the experts"; "This question completely threw me"; "This question befuddled even the teacher".
CONFUSE, verb. Cause to feel embarrassment; "The constant attention of the young man confused her".
CONFUSE, verb. Assemble without order or sense; "She jumbles the words when she is supposed to write a sentence".
CONFUSE, verb. Make unclear, indistinct, or blurred; "Her remarks confused the debate"; "Their words obnubilate their intentions".

Wise words

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy