adjective con·fused \-ˈfyüzd\

: unable to understand or think clearly

: difficult to understand : not clearly organized, expressed, etc.

Full Definition of CONFUSED

a :  being perplexed or disconcerted <the confused students>
b :  disoriented with regard to one's sense of time, place, or identity <the patient became confused>
:  indistinguishable <a zigzag, crisscross, confused trail — Harry Hervey>
:  being disordered or mixed up <a contradictory and often confused story>
con·fused·ly \-ˈfyü-zəd-lē, -ˈfyüzd-\ adverb
con·fused·ness \-ˈfyü-zəd-nəs, -ˈfyüz(d)-\ noun

Examples of CONFUSED

  1. I've never been so confused.
  2. We're confused about what to do next.
  3. He gave a confused speech denying the accusations.

First Known Use of CONFUSED

14th century
Medical Dictionary


adjective con·fused \kən-ˈfyüzd\

Medical Definition of CONFUSED

:  affected with mental confusion


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