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confused adj.

VERBS appear, be, feel, look, seem, sound | become, get He was beginning to get rather confused. | remain | leave sb He left his audience thoroughly confused.

ADV. extremely, highly, hopelessly, very a highly confused picture of a complex situation | completely, thoroughly, totally, utterly | increasingly | a bit, a little, rather, slightly, somewhat | momentarily George paused, momentarily confused.

PREP. about He was very confused about his feelings. | by I'm confused by the whole thing.

confuse verb

1 make sb unable to think clearly; make sth unclear

ADV. completely, totally Seeing the two of them together totally confused me. | slightly, somewhat | further I will try to be brief and avoid further confusing the issue.

2 mistake sb/sth for another person/thing

ADV. easily You can easily confuse the two paintings.

PREP. with I sometimes confuse Jane with her sister.