- To confuse; to mix up; to puzzle.
- To fail to see the difference; to mix up; to confuse right and wrong.
- To make something worse.
Etymology: From confoundre, from confondre.
- Don't the situation by yelling.
- To cause to be ashamed; to abash.
- His actions confounded the skeptics.
- To defeat.
- To damn.
- Confound you!
- Confound the lady!
- To frustrate.
- (archaic) To bring to ruination.
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