Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of confuddle.
  • adj. In a state of extreme confusion, especially when unable to solve a frustrating problem.

Etymologies

Blend of confused and befuddled (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • After much too and fro - and apparently some confuddled explanations - the figure was revised to $60 billion.

    Archive 2006-01-01

  • Hank, he scratches his head, for he's kind o 'confuddled, and thinks mebby he really has brought this basket with him.

    Danny's Own Story

  • You're absolutely right to be confuddled, and let me set things straight.

    Forbes.com: News

  • The only time he came unstuck was when he confuddled his Matt with his Di Matteo and reeled off a question in Italian only to elicit the response: "Why's this fella speaking Welsh to me?"

    Blogposts | guardian.co.uk

  • Burning yule logs hold the camera better than Partridge, but burning yule logs have never gotten a chance to think confuddled thoughts near

    Slate Magazine

  • ETS I hope that makes sense but 3 G&Ts might have confuddled my thoughts ...

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  • Okey dokey slops, That'll be me confuddled then, 2 hands 1 mouth, beer or food?? beer or food? beer or food?

    Army Rumour Service

  • I read that as real men then, I was getting confuddled as I was'nt sure there were any in germany As I had to miss the last one, you can count me in.

    Army Rumour Service

  • A cough, a chuckle and a gaggle of confuddled Francophone reporters who missed the almost gaffe

    Liblogs News Feed

  • I'm confuddled. libertyjobs Now hiring: Esimator/Project Manager - Liberty Personnel Services, Inc.

    Gaea Times (by Simple Thoughts) Breaking News and incisive views 24/7

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