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Definitions and Synonyms of confusing | Another word for confusing | What is confusing?

Definition 1: causing confusion or disorientation - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where confusing or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a confusing jumble of road signs
  • being hospitalized can be confusing and distressing for a small child

(confusing is similar to ...) causing loss of physical or intellectual bearings

"making so many turns to the right and then the left was completely disorienting" "a sharp blow to the head can be disorienting"

Definition 2: lacking clarity of meaning; causing confusion or perplexity - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where confusing or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • sent confusing signals to Iraq
  • perplexing to someone who knew nothing about it
  • a puzzling statement

Synonyms for confusing in the sense of this definition

(confusing is similar to ...) not clear to the mind

"the law itself was unclear on that point" "the reason for their actions is unclear to this day"

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