Confuse synonyms

kən-fyo͝oz'

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To confuse or trouble with uncertainty or doubt.
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To perplex; confuse; bewilder; nonplus
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To associate or get along
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To stupefy, stun, or bewilder, as by a shock or blow
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To mix in a confused way; throw together carelessly:
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To confuse or befuddle, especially by being complicated or varied.
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To fog is defined as to blur, confuse or cover with fog.
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To cause to be unclear in mind or intent
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(Humorous) To throw into a state of confusion; to befuddle or perplex.
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Being unable to think with clarity or act with understanding and intelligence.
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(Intransitive) to be forced into some kind of situation
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Disconcert is defined as to embarrass or frustrate.
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To hide, put out of sight etc.
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To make drunk; intoxicate.
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To cause to be unclear in mind or intent
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To check the interference of (low-frequency sound waves) in a radio, phonograph, etc. by the use of a baffle
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State of enchantment as concerns person or event
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To break up the quiet or serenity of; agitate (what is quiet or still)
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To mix together, to mix up; to confuse.
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To cause to feel worried or uneasy; unsettle:
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(Medicine) The clouding of consciousness.
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To cause to have a whirling sensation.
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(Idiomatic) To confuse or reverse.
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A confused sound of many voices; uproar; tumult
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(Said of one's voice) To change in order to give the illusion that the voice is that of someone else.
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Relating to, supporting, or likely to cause anarchy.
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Difficult to understand; not clear as lacking order, chaotic etc
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A state of extreme confusion or agitation; commotion or tumult:
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Wild with anger, pain, worry, etc.; frenzied
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To cause to appear sorrowful, troubled, or angry:
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To cause to be unclear in mind or intent
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To become clear.
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Having lost one's direction; confused.
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The definition of perplexed is full of uncertainty, confused or puzzled.
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Upheaval is a sudden and dramatic change or disruption, often that leads to chaos.
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To cause physical pain to; hurt:
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To envelop, enfold, entangle, or embarrass.
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To involve in difficulty
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To cause to be unclear in mind or intent
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(Intransitive) To be vexed or annoyed.
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Enlighten is defined as to inform or give spiritual understanding.
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To disturb the calm or poise of; fluster; disconcert
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(Proscribed) To embarrass greatly; to confuse; to perplex; to disconcert.
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To rattle is to make a series of sharp sounds, such as metal clacking on a chain.
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To straighten out (something puzzling or complicated); clarify or resolve.
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Tending to obfuscate; intended to conceal the truth by confusion.
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A substance or organism causing fermentation, as yeast, bacteria, enzymes, etc.
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A state of excitement or confusion; commotion or uproar
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To improve a product or service in ways that displaces an established one and surprises the market.
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To make speechless by shocking; amaze; astonish
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To misinform is to provide someone with incorrect data or information.
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To make unsettled, insecure, or unstable; disturb, displace, disarrange, or disorder
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To disappoint or defeat; to vex by depriving of something expected or desired.
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Free (separate) from others
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To avert (one's gaze), especially in shame or grief.
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To agitate, stir, or confuse.
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To confuse or mix up (a quotation, story, message, etc.) unintentionally, as through inaccurate copying or poor radio transmission
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To arouse interest in (a cause, for example) by use of the written or spoken word; discuss or debate.
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To crush into a ball shape.
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To be unobtrusive or harmonious by resembling the surroundings or behaving like others in a group. Often used with in:
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To worry is defined as to feel anxiety or nervousness.
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To tarnish or stain:
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(Idiomatic) To introduce errors or inaccuracies; to skew.
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To cause to be unclear in mind or intent
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Flummox is defined as to confuse someone.
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Put out of order; jumbled
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Extremely troubled; mentally confused; distracted; harassed
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Confused, befuddled, in a state of panic by having become overwrought with confusion.
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The definition of haywire is something that has gone wrong or that is not working correctly.
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Haphazard.
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The definition of incoherent is something written or spoken that is not sticking together, is rambling or is not expressed in an orderly way.
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The definition of promiscuous is a lack of discrimination or a person who casually has sex.
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Unable to act or respond; dazed; shocked.
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Muddy or cloudy from having the sediment stirred up
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Confusion in general; disorder.
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In the Bible, a city (now thought to be Babylon) in Shinar where God confounded a presumptuous attempt to build a tower into heaven by confusing the language of its builders into many mutually incomprehensible languages.
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A place for bearbaiting or similar pastimes
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The definition of bewilderment is a feeling of confusion or lack of understanding.
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(Math.) A pattern or state of order existing within apparent disorder, as in the irregularities of a coastline or a snowflake
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The definition of confusion is a state of bewilderment, misunderstanding or chaos.
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Uncontrollably wild excitement or emotion
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Upset of the normal order.
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A state of disorder; confusion.
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A discomfiting or being discomfited; frustration, confusion, etc.
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Disorder or chaos:
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Incoherent speech, thought, etc.
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Any large or violent whirlpool
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Ludicrous misuse of a word, especially by confusion with one of similar sound.
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Something that hinders, engulfs, or overwhelms:
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(Uncountable) Confusion, bewilderment, or a baffled state resulting from something obfuscated, or made more opaque and muddled with the intent to obscure information.
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A measurement in information theory: see Perplexity.
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A definite class, state or condition.
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Land with a soft muddy surface.
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Foolish or incoherent rambling talk; nonsense
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A scene or condition of complete disorder or ruin:
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A mix-up, mishap, mistake, etc.
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The state of being turbid; turbidness
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Violent, irregular motion or swirling agitation of water, air, gas, etc.
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A sensation of whirling and loss of balance, caused by looking down from a great height or by disease affecting the inner ear.
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General confusion; disorderly mixture; aimless effort; as, a welter of papers and magazines
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(Obsolete) To bewilder; perplex.
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To muddle or stupefy
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To make ashamed or embarrassed; disconcert
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Divert is defined as to turn aside or distract from one direction to another.
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To entangle; embroil.
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To understand or perceive wrongly; interpret or judge incorrectly
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To make or become muddy
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To puzzle or disconcert, as by an almost unanswerable question; baffle
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To cause (someone) to be unable to think clearly or be sensitive to the surroundings; daze:
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To make plain, manifest, or intelligible; to clear of obscurity; to illustrate the meaning of.
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(Intransitive) Of stormy weather, to dissipate, to become calm.
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To give an order or orders; request that something be done or supplied.
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Organize is defined as to arrange in an orderly way.
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To cause to become confused or perplexed.
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To discomfort is defined as to make someone feel uncomfortable or to cause slight pain.
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To cause to feel self-conscious or ill at ease; disconcert:
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Faze is defined as to disturb someone.
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(Now Rare) To cause (bodily tissue) to decay or become gangrenous
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To botch, bungle; to perform poorly on.
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To utter or give vent to with a snarl
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To cause to be unclear in mind or intent
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To indicate or mark the errors in:
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Blur means to smudge or make something indistinct or hazy.
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To make hard to understand or follow; obscure:
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To baffle or confuse.
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To perplex or confuse (someone)
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To confuse completely; muddle
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To cloud over; darken
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Mix ingredients.
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To mentally distress; to cause (someone) to be anxious or perplexed.
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To cause someone to experience disorientation.
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To put into disorder; jumble
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To cause fertilised eggs to lose viability, by killing the developing embryo within through shaking, piercing, freezing or oiling, without breaking the shell.
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To twist or become twisted together.
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To remove the hinges from.
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To perturb is defined as to disturb or bother.
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To cause to lose enthusiasm or resolution; disillusion or discourage:
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To load down something with a burden
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To cover with or envelop in fog; make foggy
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To obfuscate is to confuse someone, or to obscure the meaning of something.
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To involve in mystery or obscurity; make obscure or hard to understand
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To cause to be unclear in mind or intent
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To throw into confusion or disorder; entangle.
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To cause to be unclear in mind or intent
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To do badly, particularly to make a mess while doing.
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To cause to be unclear in mind or intent
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(Cricket, of a wicket keeper) to get a batsman out stumped
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Extremely disorganized or in disarray.
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Bewildered; unsure how to respond or act.
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(Pathology) Lack of coordination while performing voluntary movements, which may appear to be clumsiness, inaccuracy, or instability.
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An involved and confusing situation; state of confusion and complication
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A state of violent disorder or riotous confusion; havoc.
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Any place or scene of wild disorder, noise, or confusion
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A disorderly commotion or disturbance:
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An unincorporated community in Kentucky.
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Maze is defined as to daze or confuse.
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The definition of separate is to pull apart, disconnect or divide.
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To make embarrassed and ill at ease; make self-conscious; disconcert
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(Military) To quickly enter (vehicles, usually aircraft) and proceed to a destination in response to an alert, usually to intercept an attacking enemy.
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To put in a nonplus; bewilder
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To make or become nervous or upset.
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To lead in the wrong direction.
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To undo the order or arrangement of; make less neat; disorder
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To associate or unite in society or by ties of relationship; to cause or allow to intermarry; to intermarry.
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To derange is defined as to unsettle something or to make insane.
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To cause to make a mistake.
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Synonym Study

  • Dumbfound specifically implies as its effect a nonplused or confounded state in which one is momentarily struck speechless
  • Nonplus implies such perplexity or confusion that one is utterly incapable of speaking, acting, or thinking further
  • Bewilder implies such utter confusion that the mind is staggered beyond the ability to think clearly
  • Perplex , in addition, implies uncertainty or even worry as to what to think, say, or do
  • Puzzle implies that one has great difficulty in understanding or solving something, as a situation or problem, because of its intricacy or baffling quality
  • Confound implies such confusion as completely frustrates or greatly astonishes one
  • Confuse implies a mixing up mentally to a greater or lesser degree
Find another word for confuse. In this page you can discover 202 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for confuse, like: perplex, puzzle, mix, daze, jumble, bewilder, fog, bewildered, astonish, make one's head swim and discombobulate.