: to bring to ruin
: to make embarrassed : abash
: to disturb in mind or purpose : throw off
- The directions she gave confused us.
: to make indistinct : blur
- Stop confusing the issue.
: to mix indiscriminately : jumble
- Their arms, legs, and bodies were confused together, till they resembled … two serpents interlaced.
- —Thomas Medwin
: to fail to differentiate from an often similar or related other
- confuse money with comfort
- Do not confuse the words "flaunt" and "flout".