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confusion 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/kənˈfyo͞oZHən/,
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confusions, plural;
  1. Lack of understanding; uncertainty
    • - there seems to be some confusion about which system does what
    • - he cleared up the confusion over the party's policy
  2. A situation of panic; a breakdown of order
    • - the shaken survivors retreated in confusion
  3. A disorderly jumble
    • - all I can see is a confusion of brown cardboard boxes
  4. The state of being bewildered or unclear in one's mind about something
    • - she looked about her in confusion
  5. The mistaking of one person or thing for another
    • - there is some confusion between “unlawful” and “illegal”
    • - most of the errors are reasonable confusions between similar words or sequences of words

  1. disorder resulting from a failure to behave predictably; "the army retreated in confusion"
  2. a mental state characterized by a lack of clear and orderly thought and behavior; "a confusion of impressions"
  3. a feeling of embarrassment that leaves you confused
  4. an act causing a disorderly combination of elements with identities lost and distinctions blended; "the confusion of tongues at the Tower of Babel"
  5. a mistake that results from taking one thing to be another; "he changed his name in order to avoid confusion with the notorious outlaw"
  6. (confused) baffled: perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements; filled with bewilderment; "obviously bemused by his questions"; "bewildered and confused"; "a cloudy and confounded philosopher"; "just a mixed-up kid"; "she felt lost on the first day of school"
  7. Confusion (from Latin confusĭo, -ōnis, noun of action from confundere "to pour together", also "to confuse") of a pathological degree usually refers to loss of orientation (ability to place oneself correctly in the world by time, Citing: Dorland's Medical Dictionary for Health Consumers. ...
  8. ConFusion is an annual science fiction convention organized by the Stilyagi Air Corps and its parent organization, the Ann Arbor Science Fiction Association. Commonly, it is held the third weekend of January. ...
  9. In cryptography, confusion and diffusion are two properties of the operation of a secure cipher which were identified by Claude Shannon in his paper Communication Theory of Secrecy Systems, published in 1949.
  10. "Confusion" is the second song from the 1979 Electric Light Orchestra album Discovery. It features acoustic guitar and vocoder.
  11. "Confusion" is a single released by British group New Order in August 1983 with the catalogue number Fac 93. The catalogue number given here is for the UK version. For other countries, see Retrieved 6 August 2009 It was the follow-up to their massive club hit "Blue Monday". ...
  12. "Confusion" is the last single to be released from The Zutons' 2004 debut album Who Killed...... The Zutons?. It was also used in a UK advert for Peugeot's 307 car range during 2005.
  13. A lack of clarity or order; The state of being confused; not understanding
  14. (confused) chaotic, jumbled or muddled; making no sense; illogical; embarrassed
  15. (confusing) difficult to understand; not clear as lacking order, chaotic etc
  16. (Confusions (concept)) Early notes for Confusions feature a different structure and choice of short plays to what was actually written.
  17. (Confusions) Hands placed over the face.
  18. (Confused) A card can’t attack on the turn you play it.
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  22. (confused) adj babelini babelini
  23. (confused) to mistake one thing for another
  24. any jumble of things, communications, actions, thoughts, etc., that don’t apparently make sense. More broadly, a confusion is random motion.
  25. A mental state in which one is not thinking clearly.