[ kuhn-fuhs-ti-keyt ]
/ kənˈfʌs tɪˌkeɪt /
verb (used with object), con·fus·ti·cat·ed, con·fus·ti·cat·ing.
Slang. to confuse or perplex; bewilder.
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Origin of confusticate
First recorded in 1845–50; pseudo-Latinism formed from English confuse; used by J.R.R. Tolkien in The Hobbit
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