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Definitions of confusion:

  • noun:   a mistake that results from taking one thing to be another
    Example: "He changed his name in order to avoid confusion with the notorious outlaw"
  • noun:   an act causing a disorderly combination of elements with identities lost and distinctions blended
    Example: "The confusion of tongues at the Tower of Babel"
  • noun:   a mental state characterized by a lack of clear and orderly thought and behavior
    Example: "A confusion of impressions"
  • noun:   a feeling of embarrassment that leaves you confused
  • noun:   disorder resulting from a failure to behave predictably
    Example: "The army retreated in confusion"


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