Related formscon·found·ed·ly, adverbcon·found·ed·ness, nounun·con·found·ed·ly, adverb
Definition for confounded (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
- to defeat or overthrow.
- to bring to ruin or naught.
Origin of confound
Examples from the Web for confounded
But it is one that Levin has parlayed into being the voice of a movement that has confounded those outside of it.Radio’s Mark Levin Might Be the Most Powerful Conservative You Never Heard Of|David Freedlander|October 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Myths were confounded, lies proved unavailing, and there were big losers beyond Mitt Romney.
In July, Libyans confounded naysayers, pulling off the first elections in almost half a century.
But those kinds of choices may have confounded my minders a bit!Billy Zane Opens Up About ‘Titanic,’ ‘Zoolander,’ and the Lost Decade|Marlow Stern|April 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Sadly, those looking for a clear predictor will be confounded, but they can find some clues about the future.
Mackenzie sent him into a confounded trap to save his own dirty skin.Plays: Lady Frederick, The Explorer, A Man of Honor|William Somerset Maugham
For the imaginer of the third stage, the two forms of existence are not confounded.Essay on the Creative Imagination|Th. Ribot
Aghast and confounded, Ribault declared his purpose to return and consult with his people.The Lily and the Totem|William Gilmore Simms
Those who have submitted their lives to the New Testament have never been confounded.The Literature and History of New Testament Times|J. Gresham (John Gresham) Machen
After reaching the mainland we would be all right, but there was that confounded three mile bridge to cross.Danger Signals|John A. Hill and Jasper Ewing Brady