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Meaning of word confused from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

confused   adjective

Meaning : Perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements. Filled with bewilderment.

Example : Obviously bemused by his questions.
Bewildered and confused.
A cloudy and confounded philosopher.
Just a mixed-up kid.
She felt lost on the first day of school.

Synonyms : at sea, baffled, befuddled, bemused, bewildered, confounded, lost, mazed, mixed-up

Meaning : Lacking orderly continuity.

Example : A confused set of instructions.
A confused dream about the end of the world.
Disconnected fragments of a story.
Scattered thoughts.

Synonyms : disconnected, disjointed, disordered, garbled, illogical, scattered, unconnected

Meaning : Having lost your bearings. Confused as to time or place or personal identity.

Example : I frequently find myself disoriented when I come up out of the subway.
The anesthetic left her completely disoriented.

Synonyms : disoriented, lost

Meaning : Thrown into a state of disarray or confusion.

Example : Troops fleeing in broken ranks.
A confused mass of papers on the desk.
The small disordered room.
With everything so upset.

Synonyms : broken, disordered, upset

Meaning : Mentally confused. Unable to think with clarity or act intelligently.

Example : The flood of questions left her bewildered and confused.

Not mentally confused. Able to think clearly and act intelligently.

clear-thinking, clearheaded