Confuse

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Definition

to confuse: to mix up, to mistake for; to perplex
verb
I often confuse one twin with the other, I can't remember which is which.

confusing: complicated, unclear, perplexing
adjective

confusion: doubt, uncertainty, opposite of clarity
noun

confused: uncertain, unclear, perplexed
adjective

Examples

  • "Her accent both confuses and arouses me."
  • "Apparently we've just hired a new sales assistant, and I wonder if the drop in sales might have to do with him. His name's Spencer, and he has a confusing voice."
  • "I like to send people a stream - or should I say glacier - of passive-aggressive e-mails until the person becomes numb and confused and eventually falls into a frozen lake."
  • "Dr. Donna : When did you first start experiencing these feelings of confusion?"
  • "Sorry for the confusion, I think I must have delayed jet lag or something."
  • "Bruno and Stink visited the Coliseum of Rome, the pyramids of Egypt, walked along the Great Wall of China and spent a confusing weekend in Amsterdam. Eventually, Bruno arrived in the jungles of the Amazon, hoping to find the cure for his Anosmia."
  • "This is going to be confusing."
  • "Bruno and Stink visited the Coliseum of Rome, the pyramids in Egypt, walked along the Great Wall of China and spent a confusing weekend in Amsterdam. Eventually, Bruno arrived in the jungles of the Amazon still hoping to find a cure for his Anosmia."
  • "I'm confused, I don't know what I want in life anymore."
  • "Delavigne and Stink visited the Coliseum of Rome, the pyramids of Egypt, walked along the Great Wall of China and spent a confusing weekend in Amsterdam. Eventually Bruno arrived in the jungles of the Amazon, still searching for the cure to his Anosmia."

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