confuse confuse  /kən ˈfjuz/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) mistake one thing for another
  2. (v) be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly
  3. (v) cause to feel embarrassment
  4. (v) assemble without order or sense
  5. (v) make unclear, indistinct, or blurred

News

  1. What Darkness Does to the Mind

    Regardless of anonymity, even illusions of darkness confuse the moral compass.        
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Atlantic

  2. Plastic Bags Fool Turtles Into Hunting Them

    Turtles confuse plastic bags with jellyfish or other gelatinous snacks. Continue reading ?
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Discovery News

  3. The Lead-Lag Report: Bernanke's 'Confuse and Conquer' Strategy Is Working

    The Lead-Lag Report: Bernanke's 'Confuse and Conquer' Strategy Is Working
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

Quotes

  1. "Just yesterday, we heard Senator McCain confuse Sunni and Shiite, Iran and Al-Qaeda," Democratic White House hopeful Barack Obama said Wednesday, using the mistake to criticize McCain's vote authorizing the five-year-old war in Iraq.
    on Mar 19, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: AFP

  2. Then, addressing citizens of the region directly, Mr Bush added: "Extremists in your midst spread propaganda...... this propaganda is false and its purpose is to confuse you and justify acts of terror. We respect Islam, but we will protect our...
    on Sep 19, 2006 By: President Bush Source: Independent

  3. "At first I didn't think (Dixon) was that excited about racing because he had won so early in IndyCars in his career," Ganassi said. "That quietness, people confuse with caring about things. It's a relief to know that really wasn't what it...
    on May 26, 2008 By: Chip Ganassi Source: USA Today

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