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Definitions of confound

  1. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. mistake one thing for another; "you are confusing me with the other candidate"; "I mistook her for the secretary" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. To mingle and blend, so that different elements can not be distinguished; to confuse. Newage Dictionary DB
  4. To mistake for another; to identify falsely. Newage Dictionary DB
  5. To throw into confusion or disorder; to perplex; to strike with amazement; to dismay. Newage Dictionary DB
  6. To destroy; to ruin; to waste. Newage Dictionary DB
  7. Perplex; bewilder; throw into disorder; confuse; put to shame; abash. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  8. To mingle so as to make the parts indistinguishable: to throw into disorder: to perplex: to astonish. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  9. To mingle; confuse; astonish. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  10. To strike with confusion; amaze; perplex; overwhelm; abash. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. To confuse with something else; mix. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  12. To mingle indistinguishably; to throw into disorder; to perplex; to astonish; to destroy; to overthrow. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  13. To mingle different things so that they cannot be distinguished; to mix or blend; to confuse or perplex; to astonish or stupefy; to cast down; to terrify; to dismay. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  14. kon-fownd', v.t. to overthrow, defeat: to mingle so as to make the parts indistinguishable: to throw into disorder: to perplex: to astonish.--p.adj. CONFOUND'ED, confused: astonished: (coll.) consummate, egregious (a term of disapprobation).--advs. CONFOUND'EDLY (coll.), hatefully, shamefully: cursedly; CONFOUND'INGLY, astonishingly.--CONFOUND YOU, an execration or curse. [O. Fr. confondre--L. confund[)e]re, -fusum--con, together, fund[)e]re, to pour.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  15. Defeat (plan, hope); (mild oath) c. it, you, (=God c.), esp. in p.p., whence confoundedly adv.; (bibl.) put to shame; throw into perplexity; throw (things) into disorder; mix up; confuse (in idea). [old French] Concise Oxford Dictionary

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