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Not clear as lacking order, chaotic etc.
“For my father and his generation back in the confusing era of the Depression, the battle lines were even more simply drawn.”
Present participle for to cause to be bewildered
“His way of thinking defied logic and would completely confuse me.”
Present participle for to make something more complex
“A lot of data in this report is superfluous and only serves to confuse the facts.”
Present participle for to mistake something for something else
“Some people confuse Scooby Doo with Marmaduke.”
Present participle for to throw into a state of distress marked by confusion
“The tiny plate given to him at the seafood buffet would confuse Homer, and he rushed to grab the entire steam tray instead.”
Present participle for to throw into disorder
“Please adhere to our strict filing system so as not to confuse the organization of our documents.”
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