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  Definition of Confound
  1. mistake one thing for another; "you are confusing me with the other candidate"; "I mistook her for the secretary"
  2. be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly; "These questions confuse even the experts"; "This question completely threw me"; "This question befuddled even the teacher"
Similar Words: confuse, throw, fox, befuddle, fuddle, bedevil, discombobulate

 

Hyponyms: demoralize, perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfound, disorient, disorientate

 

Grouped Verbs: confuse, blur, obscure, obnubilate, jumble, mix up, flurry, disconcert, put off

 

Derivational Morphology: confusion, mix-up, discombobulation, bewilderment, obfuscation, puzzlement, befuddlement, mystification, bafflement, bemusement, mental confusion, confusedness, disarray

 

 
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