- 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 diseased roots have been confounded with those attacked by Phylloxera.
- 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.