verb (used with object), con·fused, con·fus·ing.
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Examples from the Web for confused
Unfortunately, the most confused Ebola alarmists had millions of followers: Sean Hannity and Ann Coulter.
I think he sometimes got it confused, particularly in his storytelling.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He said his son was confused why he was being pulled over—other cars had been speeding by him—before hanging up the phone.Sharpton Recalls Civil Rights Struggle in DC March Against Police Violence|Ben Jacobs|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It began when a classmate raised her hand and stated that she was confused about the facts of the case.Dear White People: Well-Meaning Paternalism Is Still Racist|Chloé Valdary|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The boy feels rejected and confused, and then hits on a Christmas morning solution, delivering a penguin mate for his penguin.How Monty The Penguin Won Christmas: Britain’s Epic, Emotional Commercials|Tim Teeman|November 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The crowds, coming from every direction at once, were soon a confused, bewildered mass of elbowing humanity.The Easiest Way|Eugene Walter and Arthur Hornblow
No—her memory recalled some confused association with great names.The Fruit of the Tree|Edith Wharton
Confused and feeling guilty, he stumbled over to it and answered the call in a cracked, sleepy voice.Beginners Luck|Emily Hahn
Such is the nature of Love, who is not to be confused with the beloved.Symposium|Plato
Confused thoughts rushed through his soul, he must renounce his love, but at least he would see her again.Legends of the Rhine|Wilhelm Ruland