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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
confused (adjective)
1.
a) being perplexed or disconcerted - the confused students
b) disoriented with regard to one's sense of time, place, or identity - the patient became confused
2.
- indistinguishable a zigzag, crisscross, confused trail Harry Hervey
3.
being disordered or mixed up - a contradictory and often confused story
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
confused (adjective)
1.
lacking in order, neatness, and often cleanliness
SYNONIMS:
chaotic, cluttered, confused, disarranged, disarrayed, disheveled ( dishevelled), disordered, disorderly, higgledy-piggledy, hugger-mugger, jumbled, littered, messed, muddled, mussed, mussy, pell-mell, rumpled, sloppy, topsy-turvy, tousled, tumbled, unkempt, untidy, upside-down
RELATED WORDS:
bedraggled, befouled, begrimed, bemired, besmirched, blackened, cruddy, dingy, dirty, draggled, filthy, foul, grimy, grotty [], grubby, grungy, mucky, nasty, smudged, soiled, spotted, squalid, stained, sullied, unclean, uncleanly; dowdy, frowsy ( frowzy), shaggy, slatternly, sloven, slovenly, uncombed; wrinkled; adulterated, contaminated, defiled, polluted, tainted; knotted, snarled, tangled; seedy, shabby, sleazy, sordid; neglected, neglectful, negligent
NEAR ANTONYMS:
antiseptic, clean, cleaned, cleanly, hygienic, immaculate, sparkling, spick-and-span ( spic-and-span), spotless, stainless, unsoiled, unsullied; methodical ( methodic), regular, systematic, systematized; careful, fastidious, finicky, fussy, meticulous; combed, groomed, manicured, well-groomed; taintless, undefiled, unpolluted, untainted, wholesome
bandbox, crisp, kempt, neat, neatened, ordered, orderly, organized, shipshape, snug, tidied, tidy, trim, uncluttered, well-ordered
confused (adjective)
2.
suffering from mental confusion
SYNONIMS:
addle, addled, addlepated, bedeviled, befogged, befuddled, bemused, bewildered, bushed, confounded, confused, dazed, distracted, dopey ( dopy), fogged, mixed-up, muddleheaded, muzzy, pixilated ( pixillated), punch-drunk, punchy, raddled, shell-shocked, silly, slaphappy, spaced-out ( spaced), spacey ( spacy), stunned, stupefied, zonked, zonked-out
RELATED WORDS:
senseless, unconscious
NEAR ANTONYMS:
alert, conscious
clearheaded, unconfused
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