Variant of confuse
- to mix up; jumble together; put into disorder
- to mix up mentally; specif.,
- to bewilder; perplex
- to embarrass; disconcert; abash
- to fail to distinguish between; mistake the identity of
Origin: Middle English confusen ; from confus, perplexed ; from Old French ; from Classical Latin confusus, past participle of confundere: see confound
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