CONFUSE, verb transitive [Latin See Confound.]
1. To mix or blend things, so that they cannot be distinguished.
Stunning sounds and voices all confused.
Every battle of the warrior is with confused noise. Isaiah 9:5.
2. To disorder; as, a sudden alarm confused the troops; a careless bookkeeper has confused the accounts.
3. To perplex; to render indistinct; as, the clamor confused his ideas.
4. To throw the mind into disorder; to cast down or abash; to cause to blush; to agitate by surprise, or shame; to disconcert.
A sarcastic remark confused the gentleman and he could not proceed in his argument.
CONFUSEd and sadly she at length replied.