Synonyms of confusion


1. confusion, disorder

usage: disorder resulting from a failure to behave predictably; "the army retreated in confusion"

2. confusion, mental confusion, confusedness, muddiness, disarray, cognitive state, state of mind

usage: a mental state characterized by a lack of clear and orderly thought and behavior; "a confusion of impressions"

3. confusion, discombobulation, embarrassment

usage: a feeling of embarrassment that leaves you confused

4. confusion, combination, combining, compounding

usage: an act causing a disorderly combination of elements with identities lost and distinctions blended; "the confusion of tongues at the Tower of Babel"

5. confusion, mix-up, mistake, error, fault

usage: a mistake that results from taking one thing to be another; "he changed his name in order to avoid confusion with the notorious outlaw"

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