Another word for confuse
confuse addle befuddle discombobulate fuddle muddle throwSearch Thesaurus
These verbs mean to cause to be unclear in mind or intent: heavy traffic that confused the driver; problems that addle my brain; a question that befuddled even the professor; was discombobulated by all of the possibilities; a complex plot line that fuddled my comprehension; a student who was muddled by endless facts and figures; behavior that really threw me.
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To cause to be unclear in mind or intent:addle, befuddle, bewilder, confound, discombobulate, dizzy, fuddle, jumble, mix up, muddle, mystify, perplex, puzzle. (Informal) throw. Idiom: make one's head reel (or swim) (or whirl). See clear, feelings
To cause (a person) to be self-consciously distressed:abash, chagrin, confound, discomfit, discomfort, disconcert, discountenance, embarrass, faze, mortify. Idioms: put on the spot, throw for a loop. See pain
To take (one thing) mistakenly for another:confound, mistake, mix up. See correct
To put into total disorder:ball up, disorder, jumble, mess up, muddle, scramble, snarl2. (Slang) snafu. Idiom: play havoc with. See order