HyperDic: confused

English > 5 senses of the word confused:
ADJECTIVEallconfused, baffled, befuddled, bemused, bewildered, confounded, lost, mazed, mixed-up, at seaperplexed by many conflicting situations or statements
allconfused, disconnected, disjointed, disordered, garbled, illogical, scattered, unconnectedlacking orderly continuity
allconfused, disoriented, losthaving lost your bearings
allconfused, broken, disordered, upsetthrown into a state of disarray or confusion
allconfusedmentally confused / confused
confused > pronunciation
Soundskahnfyuw'zd
Rhymesabused ... used: 12 rhymes with uwzd...
English > confused: 5 senses > adjective 1
Meaningperplexed by many conflicting situations or statements; filled with bewilderment.
Example "bewildered and confused"
Synonymsbaffled, befuddled, bemused, bewildered, confounded, lost, mazed, mixed-up, at sea
BroaderperplexedFull of difficulty or confusion or bewilderment
Spanishconfusa, confuso, desconcertada, desconcertado, estupefacta, estupefacto, extrañada, extrañado, perpleja, perplejo, sorprendida, sorprendido
Nounsconfusednessa mental state characterized by a lack of clear and orderly thought and behavior
English > confused: 5 senses > adjective 2
Meaninglacking orderly continuity.
Examples
  • "a confused set of instructions"
  • "a confused dream about the end of the world"
Synonymsdisconnected, disjointed, disordered, garbled, illogical, scattered, unconnected
BroaderincoherentWithout logical or meaningful connection
Spanishconfuso, desordenado, inconexo
Catalanconfús, desordenat, inconnex
Adverbsconfusedlyin a confused / confused / confused manner
English > confused: 5 senses > adjective 3
MeaningHaving lost your bearings; confused / confused / confused as to time or place or personal identity.
Synonymsdisoriented, lost
Broaderunorientednot having position or goal / goal definitely set or ascertained
Spanishatolondrado, desorientado, perdido
Catalanconfós, desorientat, perdut
Nounsconfusednessa mental state characterized by a lack of clear and orderly thought and behavior
English > confused: 5 senses > adjective 4
MeaningThrown into a state of disarray or confusion.
Example "a confused mass of papers on the desk"
Synonymsbroken, disordered, upset
Broaderdisorganized, disorganisedlacking order or methodical arrangement or function
Spanishconfuso
English > confused: 5 senses > adjective 5
Meaningmentally confused / confused; unable to think with clarity or act intelligently.
Example"the flood of questions left her bewildered and confused"
Narroweraddlebrained, addlepated, puddingheaded, muddleheadedstupid and confused / confused
addled, befuddled, muddled, muzzy, woolly, wooly, woolly-headed, wooly-mindedconfused / confused and vague
befogged, befuddledstupefied by alcoholic drink
cloudedmentally disordered
dazed, stunned, stupefied, stupidIn a state of mental numbness especially as resulting from shock
dazzledstupefied or dizzied by something overpowering
punch-drunk, silly, slaphappydazed from or as if from repeated blows
spaced-outconfused or disoriented as if intoxicated through taking a drug
trancelikeAs if in a trance / trance
See alsoperplexedFull of difficulty or confusion or bewilderment
Oppositeclearheaded, clear-thinkingnot mentally confused / confused
Spanishaturdido, confundido, confuso
Catalanatordit, confós, confús
Nounsconfusednessa mental state characterized by a lack of clear and orderly thought and behavior

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