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confusion

confusion as in disorder resulting from a failure to behave predictably
  • "the army retreated in confusion"
confusion as in a mental state characterized by a lack of clear and orderly thought and behavior
  • "a confusion of impressions"

Synonyms

  • mental confusiona mental state characterized by a lack of clear and orderly thought and behavior
  • confusednessa mental state characterized by a lack of clear and orderly thought and behavior
  • muddinessthe wetness of ground that is covered or soaked with water; a mental state characterized by a lack of clear and orderly thought and behavior; the quality of being cloudy
  • disarraybring disorder to ; a mental state characterized by a lack of clear and orderly thought and behavior; untidiness (especially of clothing and appearance)
confusion as in a feeling of embarrassment that leaves you confused

    Synonyms

    • discombobulationa feeling of embarrassment that leaves you confused
    confusion as in an act causing a disorderly combination of elements with identities lost and distinctions blended
    • "the confusion of tongues at the Tower of Babel"
    confusion as in a mistake that results from taking one thing to be another
    • "he changed his name in order to avoid confusion with the notorious outlaw"

    Synonyms

    • mix-upa mistake that results from taking one thing to be another