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

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Ernest Hemingway