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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 con·fuse /kənˈfjuz/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·fuse a.  Mixed; confounded. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·fuse v. t.  [imp. & p. p. Confused p. pr. & vb. n. Confusing.]
 1. To mix or blend so that things can not be distinguished; to jumble together; to confound; to render indistinct or obscure; as, to confuse accounts; to confuse one's vision.
 A universal hubbub wild
 Of stunning sounds and voices all confused.   --Milton.
 2.  To perplex; to disconcert; to abash; to cause to lose self-possession.
 Nor thou with shadowed hint confuse
 A life that leads melodious days.   --Tennyson.
    Confused and sadly she at length replied.   --Pope.
 Syn: -- To abash; disorder; disarrange; disconcert; confound; obscure; distract. See Abash.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: mistake one thing for another; "you are confusing me with
           the other candidate"; "I mistook her for the secretary"
           [syn: confound]
      2: be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think
         clearly; "These questions confuse even the experts"; "This
         question completely threw me"; "This question befuddled
         even the teacher" [syn: throw, fox, befuddle, fuddle,
          bedevil, confound, discombobulate]
      3: cause to feel embarrassment; "The constant attention of the
         young man confused her" [syn: flurry, disconcert, put
      4: assemble without order or sense; "She jumbles the words when
         she is supposed to write a sentence" [syn: jumble, mix
      5: make unclear or incomprehensible; "The new tax return forms
         only confuse"
      6: make unclear, indistinct, or blurred; "Her remarks confused
         the debate"; "Their words obnubilate their intentions"
         [syn: blur, obscure, obnubilate]