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 for confused
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Confuse \Con*fuse"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Confused; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Confusing.]
     1. To mix or blend so that things can not be distinguished;
        to jumble together; to confound; to render indistinct or
        obscure; as, to confuse accounts; to confuse one's vision.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              A universal hubbub wild
              Of stunning sounds and voices all confused.
                                                    --Milton.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. To perplex; to disconcert; to abash; to cause to lose
        self-possession.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              Nor thou with shadowed hint confuse
              A life that leads melodious days.     --Tennyson.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              Confused and sadly she at length replied. --Pope.
  
     Syn: To abash; disorder; disarrange; disconcert; confound;
          obscure; distract. See Abash.
          [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  confused \confused\ adj.
     1. same as confounded; as, bewildered and confused.
  
     Syn: at sea, befuddled, bemused, bewildered, confounded,
          mazed, mixed-up.
          [WordNet 1.5]
  
     2. lacking orderly continuity.
  
     Syn: disconnected, disjointed, disordered, disorganized,
          desultory, garbled, illogical, rambling, scattered,
          unconnected.
          [WordNet 1.5]
  
     3. thrown into disorder; as, His workbench held a confused
        assortment of spare engine parts..
  
     Syn: disordered, in disarray, upset.
          [WordNet 1.5]
  
     4. having lost one's bearings physically or mentally.
  
     Syn: disoriented, lost.
          [WordNet 1.5]
  
     5. not marked by fine distinctions. discriminate
  
     Syn: indiscriminate.
          [WordNet 1.5]
  
     6. causing bafflement and confusion.
  
     Syn: bewildering, confusing.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  confused
      adj 1: perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements;
             filled with bewilderment; "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" [syn: baffled,
             befuddled, bemused, bewildered, confounded,
             confused, lost, mazed, mixed-up, at sea]
      2: lacking orderly continuity; "a confused set of instructions";
         "a confused dream about the end of the world"; "disconnected
         fragments of a story"; "scattered thoughts" [syn: confused,
         disconnected, disjointed, disordered, garbled,
         illogical, scattered, unconnected]
      3: having lost your bearings; confused as to time or place or
         personal identity; "I frequently find myself disoriented when
         I come up out of the subway"; "the anesthetic left her
         completely disoriented" [syn: confused, disoriented,
         lost]
      4: thrown into a state of disarray or confusion; "troops fleeing
         in broken ranks"; "a confused mass of papers on the desk";
         "the small disordered room"; "with everything so upset" [syn:
         broken, confused, disordered, upset]
      5: mentally confused; unable to think with clarity or act
         intelligently; "the flood of questions left her bewildered
         and confused" [ant: clear-thinking, clearheaded]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  251 Moby Thesaurus words for "confused":
     Byzantine, abashed, abroad, adrift, afflicted, agitated, ajar,
     aleatoric, aleatory, ambiguous, amorphic, amorphous, anarchic,
     arsy-varsy, ass-backwards, astray, at a loss, at sea, baffled,
     baffling, baggy, balled up, balled-up, bashful, befuddled, bemused,
     beset, bewildered, blear, bleared, bleary, blobby, blurred, blurry,
     bollixed up, bothered, broad, cast down, chagrined, chance, chancy,
     chaotic, chapfallen, characterless, clashing, clueless, complex,
     complicated, conflicting, confounded, confusing, conscious,
     contradictory, convoluted, coy, crabbed, daedal, dark, dazed,
     demure, devious, dim, disarranged, discomfited, discomforted,
     discomposed, disconcerted, dismayed, disordered, disorderly,
     disorganized, disoriented, disquieted, distracted, distraught,
     distressed, disturbed, elaborate, embarrassed, embrangled,
     entangled, faint, featureless, feeble, filmy, flustered, fluttered,
     foggy, formless, fouled up, fussed, fuzzy, galley-west, general,
     grating, guessing, half-seen, half-visible, harsh, hazy,
     helter-skelter, higgledy-piggledy, hit-or-miss, hugger-mugger,
     hung up, ill at ease, ill-defined, implicated, imprecise, in a fix,
     in a jumble, in a maze, in a mess, in a pickle, in a pother,
     in a pucker, in a scrape, in a stew, in a sweat, in a swivet,
     in a tizzy, inaccurate, inarticulate, inchoate, incoherent,
     inconsistent, inconspicuous, indecisive, indefinable, indefinite,
     indeterminable, indeterminate, indistinct, indistinguishable,
     inexact, inform, intricate, involuted, involved, jangling, jangly,
     jarring, jostling, jumbled, kaleidoscopic, knotted, labyrinthian,
     labyrinthine, lax, loose, lost, loused up, low-profile, lumpen,
     many-faceted, matted, mazed, mazy, meandering, merely glimpsed,
     messed up, messy, miscellaneous, misleading, misty, mixed up,
     mixed-up, mortified, motley, mousy, mucked up, muddled,
     multifarious, muzzy, mystified, mystifying, nondescript,
     nonplussed, nonspecific, not with it, obscure, off the track,
     orderless, out of countenance, out of focus, out of it, pale,
     perplexed, perplexing, perturbed, put off, put out, put-out,
     put-upon, puzzled, puzzling, ramified, random, rattled, roundabout,
     ruffled, scattered, screwed up, self-conscious, semivisible,
     shadowed forth, shadowy, shaken, shamefaced, shamefast, shapeless,
     shook, shuffled, shy, skimble-skamble, skittish, snafu, snarled,
     snarled up, stammering, stochastic, subtle, sweeping, tangled,
     tangly, timid, timorous, topsy-turvy, troubled, turned around,
     twisted, uncertain, unclear, uncomfortable, undefined, undestined,
     undetermined, uneasy, unordered, unorganized, unplain,
     unrecognizable, unsettled, unspecified, upset, upside-down, vague,
     veiled, warring, weak, without a clue
  
  

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