con·fused /kənˈfjuzd/ 形容詞
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.
adj 1: perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements;
filled with bewilderment; "obviously bemused by his
questions"; "bewildered and confused"; "a cloudy and
confounded philosopher"; "just a mixed-up kid"; "she
felt lost on the first day of school" [syn: baffled,
befuddled, bemused, bewildered, confounded, lost,
mazed, mixed-up, at sea]
2: lacking orderly continuity; "a confused set of
instructions"; "a confused dream about the end of the
world"; "disconnected fragments of a story"; "scattered
thoughts" [syn: disconnected, disjointed, disordered,
garbled, illogical, scattered, unconnected]
3: having lost your bearings; confused as to time or place or
personal identity; "I frequently find myself disoriented
when I come up out of the subway"; "the anesthetic left
her completely disoriented" [syn: disoriented, lost]
4: thrown into a state of disarray or confusion; "troops
fleeing in broken ranks"; "a confused mass of papers on
the desk"; "the small disordered room"; "with everything
so upset" [syn: broken, disordered, upset]
5: mentally confused; unable to think with clarity or act
intelligently; "the flood of questions left her bewildered
and confused" [ant: clearheaded]