confusable

[ kuhn-fyoo-zuh-buhl ]
/ kənˈfyu zə bəl /

adjective

easily confused: Letters with similar shapes are confusable.

noun

a word or phrase that is likely to be confused with another, as immanent, whose meaning is often confused with imminent.

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Origin of confusable

First recorded in 1860–65; confuse + -able
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