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 sea(adj)

    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, unconnected(adj)

    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, lost(adj)

    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, upset(adj)

    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. confused(adj)

    mentally confused; unable to think with clarity or act intelligently

    "the flood of questions left her bewildered and confused"

Wiktionary

  1. confused(Adjective)

    chaotic, jumbled or muddled

  2. confused(Adjective)

    making no sense; illogical

  3. confused(Adjective)

    embarrassed

Webster Dictionary

  1. Confused

    of Confuse

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
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say confused in sign language?

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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. Dennis Burns:

    I think the girls right now are very confused, in time, they're going to see that having a mother and father in their lives is the most important thing.

  2. Chris Long:

    This is fear of a diminished bottom line. It’s also fear of a president turning his base against a corporation. This is not patriotism. Don’t get it confused. These owners don’t love American more than the players demonstrating and taking real action to improve it. It also lets you, the fan, know where our league stands, i will continue to be committed to affecting change with my platform. I’m someone who’s always looked at the anthem as a declaration of ideals, including the right to peaceful protest. Our league continues to fall short on the issue.

  3. 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.

  4. Jeffrey Gundlach:

    The Fed is confused and their confusion spills into investor psychology.

  5. Morena Vasquez:

    I feel knocked out and confused, it's a big adjustment getting back into society again.

Images & Illustrations of confused

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