When you do not understand a difficult problem, this is an example of a situation where you feel confusion.
When people are running around in a disorganized fashion with no idea of what they are supposed to be doing, this is an example of confusion.
- State of disorder.
- Bewilderment; distraction.
- Failure to distinguish between things.
Backstage confusion made the rehearsal difficult.
- greatly embarrassed
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Origin of confusion
- From Old French confusion.