Confusion Definition

kən-fyo͝ozhən
noun
The act of confusing or the state of being confused.
Backstage confusion made the rehearsal difficult.
American Heritage
A confusing or being confused.
Webster's New World
Impaired orientation with respect to time, place, or person; a disturbed mental state.
American Heritage
The definition of confusion is a state of bewilderment, misunderstanding or chaos.
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.
YourDictionary

A lack of clarity or order.

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Other Word Forms of Confusion

Noun

Singular:
confusion
Plural:
confusions

Idioms, Phrasal Verbs Related to Confusion

  • covered with confusion

Origin of Confusion

  • From Old French confusion.

    From Wiktionary

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