Thesaurus for confuse
Pronunciation of confuse: K AH0 N F Y UW1 Z (kən'fjuz)
Number of syllables of confuse: 2
Pronunciation Video of confuse
Definition of confuse
- (v): mistake one thing for another; "you are confusing me with the other candidate"; "I mistook her for the secretary"
- (v): make unclear, indistinct, or blurred; "Her remarks confused the debate"; "Their words obnubilate their intentions"
- (v): make unclear or incomprehensible; "The new tax return forms only confuse"
- (v): 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"
- (v): assemble without order or sense; "She jumbles the words when she is supposed to write a sentence"
- (v): cause to feel embarrassment; "The constant attention of the young man confused her"
Examples of confuse
- Sometimes, people confuse negativity for maliciousness.
- Beware the temptation to confuse the two people.
- I instead used humour and whimsy to confuse him.
- To claim otherwise is to confuse the archivist with the archives.
- The new wording is likely to confuse the readership.
- I agree that the cute metaphorical title can confuse the issue.
- The noncombatant version and War Merit Cros also confuse the issue.
- The short excerpts confuse the issue.
- Let us not confuse credibility with fallibility.
- The goal here is to confuse and outmaneuver the predator.