verb (confus, ing)
Etymology: Literally, to mix or join together. The word itself is a confusion of the prefix con- (a variant on the Latin prefix com-, meaning with or together) and the verb fuse (meaning join).
- To thoroughly mix; to confound; to disorder.
- (obsolete) To rout; discomfit.
- To mix up; to puzzle; to bewilder.
- To make uneasy and ashamed; to embarrass.
- To mistake one thing for another.
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