confounded

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adjective con·found·ed \kən-ˈfau̇n-dəd, (ˌ)kän-ˈ, ˈkän-ˌ\

Definition of confounded

  1. 1 :  confused, perplexed

  2. 2 :  damned I can't close this confounded window.

confoundedly

adverb

Examples of confounded in a sentence

  1. I can't close this confounded window!

  2. that confounded dog chewed up my shoe

Origin and Etymology of confounded

see confound


First Known Use: 14th century


CONFOUNDED Defined for English Language Learners

confounded

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adjective con·found·ed \kən-ˈfau̇n-dəd, (ˌ)kän-ˈ, ˈkän-ˌ\

Definition of confounded for English Language Learners

  • : very bad or annoying



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