- confused; bewildered
- damned: a mild oath
- When you are confused and perplexed by a problem you are trying to solve, this is an example of when you are confounded.
- If you find someone to be a bit annoying, this is an example of when you might describe him as a confounded pest.
The definition of confounded is confused, or an expression similar to the word "damn" used to represent mild annoyance or anger.
- Confused; befuddled: A crowd of confounded bystanders stared at the appalling wreckage.
- Used as an intensive: a confounded fool.
- simple past tense and past participle of confound
- This spirit might easily be confounded with the sun, whose power was supposed to be stored up in the warmthgiving tree.
- Of course the vital heat is not to be confounded with fire; but so much for analogy.
- The motive of this and of the succeeding novels of what may be called her second period is free (not to be confounded with promiscuous) love.
- There are many Varieties of burrs, though all woody outgrowths of old trees are not to be confounded with them, e.g.
- Numbers of Beghards joined the Brethren of the Cross, and the two sects were confounded in the rigorous persecution conducted in Germany by the inquisitor Eylard Schoneveld, who almost annihilated the flagellants.