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confusedadjective

uk   us   /kənˈfjuːzd/
B1 unable to ​thinkclearly or to ​understand something: Grandpa gets ​pretty confused sometimes, and doesn't ​evenknow what ​day it is. I'm a ​bit confused. Was that her ​husband or her ​son she was with?B2 not ​clear and ​thereforedifficult to ​understand: Your ​essay gets a ​bit confused ​halfway through when you ​introduce too many ​ideas at ​once.

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