What is another word for confused?

Pronunciation: [kənfjˈuːzd] (IPA)

Confusion can be described in many ways using a variety of synonyms. One such synonym is "puzzled" which indicates a state of uncertainty and perplexity. "Bewildered" is another synonym that describes a condition of being confused and disoriented. "Fuddled" is a more informal term that refers to a state of being muddled or unable to concentrate. "Muddled" usually implies a lack of clarity or coherence in thought or action. "Uncertain" is another synonym that can indicate confusion or a lack of clarity. Other synonyms for confusion can include befuddled, discombobulated, flustered, disconcerted, and disturbed.

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What are the opposite words for confused?

Confused is a state of mind where one is unsure and uncertain about something. The antonyms of the word 'confused' include words like clear, confident, decisive, certain, straightforward, and discerning. When we know exactly what we want and have a clear understanding of something, we are free from confusion. When we are confident in our decisions, we cease to be confused. To be decisive and having the ability to make quick and precise decisions, help us overcome the state of confusion. A "straightforward" or well-explained explanation of something, also lifts the confusion. Lastly, when we are "discerning", we gain the ability to distinguish between right and wrong, which helps us to overcome confusion.

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Usage examples for Confused

There was a moment of confused talking and of hand-shaking.
"Jane Oglander"
Marie Belloc Lowndes
For a confused second, everything seemed to happen at once.
"The Foreign Hand Tie"
Gordon Randall Garrett
From torture and fever his mind began to get confused.
"In Desert and Wilderness"
Henryk Sienkiewicz

Famous quotes with Confused

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  • It's impossible to work under conditions where they confused negativity with objectivity. You can't fool the fans.
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  • Yet, much of what lies beneath the ocean's surface remains a mystery, and our nation continues to rely on a confused, antiquated system of ocean governance.
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  • Most of them are pretty down records, pretty unhappy, pretty confused. Which only reflects how people in general were feeling, I mean really the sense that you get is society running down.
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  • Nature is a temple in which living columns sometimes emit confused words. Man approaches it through forests of symbols, which observe him with familiar glances.
    Charles Baudelaire

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