What does confused mean?

Definitions for confused
con·fused

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. baffled, befuddled, bemused, bewildered, confounded, confused, lost, mazed, mixed-up, at seaadjective

    perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements; filled with bewilderment

    "obviously bemused by his questions"; "bewildered and confused"; "a cloudy and confounded philosopher"; "just a mixed-up kid"; "she felt lost on the first day of school"

  2. confused, disconnected, disjointed, disordered, garbled, illogical, scattered, unconnectedadjective

    lacking orderly continuity

    "a confused set of instructions"; "a confused dream about the end of the world"; "disconnected fragments of a story"; "scattered thoughts"

  3. confused, disoriented, lostadjective

    having lost your bearings; confused as to time or place or personal identity

    "I frequently find myself disoriented when I come up out of the subway"; "the anesthetic left her completely disoriented"

  4. broken, confused, disordered, upsetadjective

    thrown into a state of disarray or confusion

    "troops fleeing in broken ranks"; "a confused mass of papers on the desk"; "the small disordered room"; "with everything so upset"

  5. confusedadjective

    mentally confused; unable to think with clarity or act intelligently

    "the flood of questions left her bewildered and confused"

Wiktionary

  1. confusedadjective

    chaotic, jumbled or muddled

  2. confusedadjective

    making no sense; illogical

  3. confusedadjective

    embarrassed

Webster Dictionary

  1. Confused

    of Confuse

Entomology

  1. Confused

    a marking with indefinite outlines: a running together as of lines and spots without definite pattern.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'confused' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4764

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'confused' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3579

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'confused' in Adjectives Frequency: #619

How to pronounce confused?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of confused in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of confused in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of confused in a Sentence

  1. Ning Gaoning:

    The Chinese are getting quite confused, they thought they are welcome to invest in another country, and now they realize they are not... welcome all the time.

  2. Bill Condon:

    LeFou is somebody who on one day wants to be Gaston and on another day wants to kiss Gaston, he’s confused about what he wants. It’s somebody who’s just realizing that he has these feelings.

  3. Kristaps Porzingis:

    I was honestly a little bit confused with the protocols and made a mistake, and I paid for it.

  4. Waleed Shahid:

    I think many progressives were kind of confused and getting mixed signals from Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Medicare for All, that was a big moment for her to come out, pretty full-throated, for what's in the Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders ' and( Washington state Rep. Pramila) Jayapal bills, which is a single-payer system.

  5. Michael Kugelman:

    U.S. policy in Afghanistan is so confused right now because on the one hand we're hearing the messaging from Washington and particularly Trump about our endless wars, that it could be time to leave sooner or later, on the other hand, you have U.S. military forces stepping up their pressure on the Taliban in more intense ways than ever before.

Images & Illustrations of confused

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