What does confusing mean?

Definitions for confusing
kənˈfyu zɪŋcon·fus·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. confusing(adj)

    causing confusion or disorientation

    "a confusing jumble of road signs"; "being hospitalized can be confusing and distressing for a small child"

  2. confusing, perplexing, puzzling(adj)

    lacking clarity of meaning; causing confusion or perplexity

    "sent confusing signals to Iraq"; "perplexing to someone who knew nothing about it"; "a puzzling statement"

Wiktionary

  1. confusing(Adjective)

    difficult to understand; not clear as lacking order, chaotic etc

    Several sections in that book are really confusing.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Confusing

    of Confuse

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How to say confusing in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of confusing in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of confusing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of confusing in a Sentence

  1. Professor Edsger Dijkstra, at the ACN South Central Regional Conference, Austin, Texas, 16 to 18 Novemver 1984:

    The fathers of the field had been pretty confusing: John von Neumann speculated about computers and the human brain in analogies sufficiently wild to be worthy of a medieval thinker, and Alan Turing thought about criteria to settle the question of whether machines can think, a question of which we now know that it is about as relevant as the question of whether submarines can swim.

  2. Kizza Ronald:

    The journey of life is confusing, you can always see where you have come from but you can't see where you are going.....Its blurred.

  3. Kip Fulbeck:

    It was bizarre and confusing being beaten up and called a 'Chinaman' when I was certain -- even told by my siblings and cousins -- that I wasn't Chinese.

  4. Hillary Clinton:

    At the end of the day, I am sorry that this has been confusing to people and has raised a lot of questions, but there are answers to all these questions and I will continue to provide those answers.

  5. Donna Lou:

    Eric was our purpose in life. He depended upon us, his parents, to help him navigate through this confusing world, not being able to see him or hear his voice has been devastating to us.

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