The act by which things are confounded, or confused.
Confounding Sentence Examples
As an exponent of Plato he suffered from the fatal error of confounding Plato with the later Platonists.
At the same time the application of the Civil Constitution of the Clergy roused the whole of western La Vende; and in face of the danger threatened by the refractory clergy and by the army of the migrs, the Girondins set about confounding the court with the Feuillants in the minds of the public, and compromising Louis XVI.
Arguing in the Lessons that a mathematical point must have quantity, though this were not reckoned, he had explained the Greek word UTCy v, used for a point, to mean a visible mark made with a hot iron;; whereupon he was charged by Wallis with gross ignorance for confounding artypii and o - y,ua.
Some caution should be used against confounding accidentally introduced indigenous species with those reared from the imported eggs.
Starting with the kiwi and cassowary, people have got into the habit of confounding flightless with wingless conditions.