- old and no longer having mental abilities sufficient for independent living
- (as collective noun; preceded by the)the confused elderly
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“Officers had to go stop an elderly lady from being assaulted,” Sgt. Houston said.Texas Gun Slingers Police the Police—With a Black Panthers Tactic|Brandy Zadrozny|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
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
There were little blond girls in knit hats next to elderly African American women hobbling on canes.
He said his son was confused why he was being pulled over—other cars had been speeding by him—before hanging up the phone.
The crowd shuffled off in all directions, and then engaged in a confused struggle for the chairs.Davy and The Goblin|Charles E. Carryl
Results are in terms of bulk of precipitate, which must not be confused with percentage by weight.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
She now understood nearly all that was said directly to her, though she could not follow general and confused conversation.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson
He gave me some instructions, but I was too confused to understand them, and too shy to ask questions.
Elderly matrons—and in Turkey every lady is an elderly matron in her fortieth year—are passionately devoted to this enjoyment.