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Date: 1300-1400
Language: Old French
Origin: confus, from Latin confusus, past participle of confundere; CONFOUND

confused

adjective
     
con‧fused S3
1 unable to understand or think clearly what someone is saying or what is happening:
I'm totally confused. Could you explain that again?
confused about
If you're confused about anything, phone me.
All the roads looked the same and he felt thoroughly confused.
2 not clear or not easy to understand:
Witness statements presented a confused picture of the incident.
a lot of confused ideas
confusedly adverb

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