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Adjective
(also used as simple past tense under some contexts) Showing bewilderment
“Everyone was confused as to how anybody could possible have an opinion as outrageous as his.”
Adjective
(of a person) Unable to think clearly
“He was confused after being intoxicated from drinking too much alcohol.”
Adjective
(of a person) Lacking clarity or precision
“Your honor, I submit that the testimony of the prosecution's star witness is entirely confused and unreliable.”
Adjective
Lacking order
“I was too busy to organize the documents and, as a consequence, they were a left as a confused mess in the cardboard box next to my desk.”
Verb
To have made something more complex
“A significant portion of the data in the report was superfluous and only confused the facts.”
Verb
To have mistaken something for something else
“Many people confused Scooby Doo with Marmaduke.”
Verb
To have thrown into a state of distress marked by confusion
“The tiny plate given to him at the seafood buffet confused Homer, and he rushed to grab the entire steam tray instead.”
Verb
To have thrown into disorder
“He failed to adhere to our strict filing system and confused the organization of our documents.”
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