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Adjective
Not clear as lacking order, chaotic, etc.
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“I found his use of word salad to be thoroughly confusing and barely worth my attention.”
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Deceptive or tending to mislead or create a false impression
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Complex or complicated in nature
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Tending to cause discomfort, uneasiness or alarm
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Being a problem or trouble
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Wildly excited or uncontrolled
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Possible to be mistaken or misunderstood
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Causing emotion, excitement, and enthusiasm
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Muddleheaded or disordered
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Having one or more bends or angles
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Noun
Disturbance or problems which interrupt an event, activity, or process
Verb
Present participle for to cause to be bewildered
“His way of thinking defied logic and would completely confuse me.”
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Present participle for to make something more complex
“A lot of data in this report is superfluous and only serves to confuse the facts.”
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Present participle for to mistake something for something else
“Some people confuse Scooby Doo with Marmaduke.”
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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.”
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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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