confused definition

  • adjective:
    • Being not able to think with clarity or act with understanding and cleverness.
    • Lacking reasonable order or sense: a confused group of guidelines.
    • Chaotic; jumbled: a confused mass of reports on the floor.
    • crazy, jumbled or muddled
    • making no sense; irrational
    • embarrassed
    • just like confounded.
    • lacking orderly continuity.
    • thrown into condition.
    • having lost an individual's bearings literally or mentally.
    • perhaps not marked by fine differences.
    • causing bafflement and confusion.
    • having lost your bearings; unclear regarding time or spot or private identity
    • lacking orderly continuity
    • perplexed by many contradictory circumstances or statements; filled with bewilderment
    • mentally confused; not able to think with quality or act intelligently
    • thrown into a state of disarray or confusion
  • verb:
    • Simple past tight and previous participle of confuse.
  • others:
    • Lacking orderly arrangement of components; included; disordered.
    • In entomology, maintaining come to be united in one mass, as areas of a jointed organ: as, antennæ with overwhelmed external joints.
    • In logic, indistinct: used especially to an idea whose parts aren't clearly distinguished. See obvious, a., 6, and distinct.
    • Perplexed; embarrassed; disconcerted.
    • Synonyms Indiscriminate, indistinct, complex, deranged.
    • Mystified, bewildered, flurried, abashed, discomposed, agitated, mortified.

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