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The state of being bewildered or unclear in one's mind about something
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“One should not sow confusion in the minds of our young, denying them the inner strength that comes from a clearly held belief.”
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A situation of panic or disorder
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“Elvis' refusal to reappear for one last encore would cause great confusion in the crowd.”
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Uncertainty about what is happening, intended, or required
“There is much confusion over what actually transpired on that fateful day.”
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A disorderly jumble
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“The result was a confusion of schools, often of the wrong size and sometimes in the wrong place.”
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A state of being nervous, anxious, or irritated
“Between them sat my friend the curate, looking in speechless confusion at a plate of muffins placed exactly opposite to him.”
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A state of (typically public) dissatisfaction, disturbance, or agitation
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A complicated or problematical situation
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An act or judgment that is misguided or wrong
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A rush or hurry towards a destination or goal
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The state or quality of being ambiguous
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Rapid decline or descent
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Great haste
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Lack of preciseness in thought or communication
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A delusion, a false hope
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A state of uncertainty or indecisiveness
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The act of disrupting or causing disorder
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The quality or condition of being unintelligible
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A poor or faulty adjustment, especially of a mechanism
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The act or process of obfuscating for deceptive purposes
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A doubt about the truth or validity of something
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A thing that cannot be seen or heard clearly
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Area affected by a general disaster
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Sudden exposure to different culture
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Disheartenment
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A lack of interest, intelligence or understanding in a given topic or subject
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Evils that are hidden
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Something that is difficult or impossible to understand or explain
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A decisive defeat
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Emotional shock following a stressful event or a physical injury, which may lead to long-term neurosis
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Great destruction or damage
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An impressively large or varied display of something
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An unexpected development or turn of events
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