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

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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. Jeffrey Scheper:

    It was raining enormously outside, so we took him inside and offered him a beer, he looked confused, but we didnt immediately think that something was wrong.

  2. Barack Obama:

    We're starting to hear a lot about middle-class values, some folks seem confused about what exactly that means.

  3. Harvey Weinstein:

    I'm not going to say these aren't great people, I had wonderful times with these people, you know, it is just I'm totally confused and I think men are confused about all of these issues.

  4. George Santayana:

    The world is not respectable; it is mortal, tormented, confused, deluded forever; but it is shot through with beauty, with love, with glints of courage and laughter; and in these, the spirit blooms timidly, and struggles to the light amid the thorns.

  5. Barack Obama:

    The question is just: is there a way of accommodating that legitimate set of traditions with some common-sense stuff that prevents a 21-year-old who is angry about something or confused about something or is racist or is deranged from going into a gun store, that is not something that we have ever fully come to terms with.

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