Definitions for (adjective) confused

Main entry: confused

Definition: mentally confused; unable to think with clarity or act intelligently

Usage: the flood of questions left her bewildered and confused


Main entry: illogical, scattered, garbled, unconnected, confused, disconnected, disjointed, disordered

Definition: lacking orderly continuity

Usage: a confused set of instructions; a confused dream about the end of the world; disconnected fragments of a story; scattered thoughts


Main entry: disordered, confused, upset, broken

Definition: thrown into a state of disarray or confusion

Usage: troops fleeing in broken ranks; a confused mass of papers on the desk; the small disordered room; with everything so upset


Main entry: lost, disoriented, confused

Definition: having lost your bearings; confused as to time or place or personal identity

Usage: I frequently find myself disoriented when I come up out of the subway; the anesthetic left her completely disoriented


Main entry: at sea, befuddled, bemused, bewildered, baffled, mixed-up, confounded, confused, lost, mazed

Definition: perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements; filled with bewilderment

Usage: 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