confounded confounded  /kən ˈfaʊn dɪd/


  • (adj) perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements; filled with bewilderment


  1. In Arizona, An Unlikely Ally For Medicaid Expansion

    Republican Gov. Jan Brewer, one of President Obama's staunchest critics, has confounded conservatives in her own party by pushing for an extension of Medicaid coverage in the state.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: NPR

  2. North football hits ground running

    By: Brian Paglia Jason Galt will admit the first time he saw the Double Wing offense almost 10 years ago he was confounded. Here was this offense pulled out of a black and white movie, all tosses and misdirections and run, run, run. The first-year North Forsyth football coach knew exactly the bewilderment his assistant coaches must have felt during spring practice this past May when they saw it ...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Forsyth County News

  3. PR nightmare looms for Rutgers and Hermann

    Rutgers University athletic director Julie Hermann used about 13 minutes and 30 seconds of the allotted 15 minutes the Rutgers spin doctors said she would devote on Wednesday to addressing the concerns of a university community that has been confounded by her hiring and deeply agitated by the process that...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: New York Post


  1. Rhodri Morgan said they had "confounded the doom-mongers".
    on May 4, 2007 By: Rhodri Morgan Source: ic Wales

  2. "Matt Gidley said he didn't think his quad was as big as Keiron's tear," said coach Daniel Anderson. "He's confounded the medical staff here and even the gentleman at Liverpool who did the ultrasound said he had never seen a tear that size...
    on Mar 11, 2008 By: Daniel Anderson Source:

  3. "We say we'll run out of ideas when people ever stop believing stupid things," Savage says. "We just finished one that has confounded us our entire careers."
    on Oct 30, 2007 By: Adam Savage Source: San Jose Mercury News

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