English Synonyms and Antonyms
That is complex which is made up of several connected parts. That is compound in which the parts are not merely connected, but fused, or otherwise combined into a single substance. In a composite object the different parts have less of unity than in that which is complex or compound, but maintain their distinct individuality. In a heterogeneous body unlike parts or particles are intermingled, often without apparent order or plan. Conglomerate (literally, globed together) is said of a confused mingling of masses or lumps of various substances. The New England pudding-stone is a conglomerate rock. In a complex object the arrangement and relation of parts may be perfectly clear; in a complicated mechanism the parts are so numerous, or so combined, that the mind can not readily grasp their mutual relations; in an intricate arrangement the parts are so intertwined that it is difficult to follow their windings; things are involved which are rolled together so as not to be easily separated, either in thought or in fact; things which are tangled or entangled mutually hold and draw upon each other. The conception of a material object is usually complex, involving form, color, size, and other elements; a clock is a complicated mechanism; the Gordian knot was intricate; the twining serpents of the Laocoon are involved. We speak of an abstruse statement, a complex conception, a confused heap, a heterogeneous mass, a tangled skein, an intricate problem; of composite architecture, an involved sentence; of the complicated or intricate accounts of a great business, the entangled accounts of an incompetent or dishonest bookkeeper.
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baffled, befuddled, bemused, bewildered, confounded, confused, lost, mazed, mixed-up, at seaadjective
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"
scattered, befuddled, helpless, lost(p), mixed-up, disoriented, woolly, bemused, deep in thought(p), disjointed, disordered, preoccupied, at sea, illogical, woolly-headed, missed, disconnected, unconnected, addled, muddled, baffled, upset, lost, befogged, confounded, muzzy, wooly-minded, broken, wooly, garbled, mazed, bewildered
confused, disconnected, disjointed, disordered, garbled, illogical, scattered, unconnectedadjective
lacking orderly continuity
"a confused set of instructions"; "a confused dream about the end of the world"; "disconnected fragments of a story"; "scattered thoughts"
abrupt, befuddled, staccato, mixed-up, disoriented, disordered, bemused, separated, scattered, at sea, fragmented, illogical, lost, disconnected, unconnected, unordered, baffled, unlogical, upset, confounded, broken, disjointed, split, dislocated, disunited, garbled, mazed, bewildered
confused, disoriented, lostadjective
having lost your bearings; confused as to time or place or personal identity
"I frequently find myself disoriented when I come up out of the subway"; "the anesthetic left her completely disoriented"
befuddled, lost(p), mixed-up, disoriented, disordered, bemused, deep in thought(p), scattered, preoccupied, at sea, illogical, anomic, lost, disconnected, unconnected, missed, baffled, alienated, upset, confounded, broken, disjointed, helpless, garbled, mazed, bewildered
broken, confused, disordered, upsetadjective
thrown into a state of disarray or confusion
"troops fleeing in broken ranks"; "a confused mass of papers on the desk"; "the small disordered room"; "with everything so upset"
overturned, scattered, rugged, impoverished, befuddled, at sea, upset(a), confounded, disconnected, upturned, illogical, mixed-up, unkept, bemused, disoriented, humbled, disquieted, low, broken, lost, disjointed, unordered, disturbed, wiped out(p), disordered, bewildered, worried, baffled, garbled, crushed, upset, mazed, busted, broken in, distressed, humiliated, unconnected
mentally confused; unable to think with clarity or act intelligently
"the flood of questions left her bewildered and confused"
befuddled, mixed-up, disoriented, disordered, bemused, scattered, at sea, illogical, lost, disconnected, unconnected, baffled, upset, confounded, broken, disjointed, garbled, mazed, bewildered
confused,muddled,addled,out of it,foggy
sometimes i'm confused on what stuff i don't know and people ask me.
you can say you were a bit flummadiddled.
not remembering what was happening or not noticing what's going on.
oh, gosh, i forgot what i was doing. i'm so rattle-pated today!Submitted by rinat on September 22, 2019
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Theologians have done more harm than religious beliefs. Just as metaphysicians have confused our minds with abstract concepts.
Oh, I get them confused sometimes, ron and Rand, and I served with Ron.
He's confused about what he wants. It's somebody who's just realizing that he has these feelings.
The power of "Now" needs to be recognized, rather than dwelling in the glory of the past. In the eyes of real world, everyone is as good as the news she/he brings today. Still, recognizing the power of "Now" mustn't get confused with the question "What have you done for me lately?" that usually comes from narcissistics and machiavellian leaders who are too self-centered and invariably obsessed with the feelings of entitlement. When you'll recognize the power of "Now", you'll internalize and automatically reorganize your thoughts and actions with positivity....and that's what will give you the tremendous strength, in my view, to deal those narcissistics and machiavellians. So, you must go ahead, and tap the latent power of "Now", right now.
Depression leads to frustration more or less. Moreover, a depressed person is most likely to become perplexed/confused for life. Now, you've known that, dare to reject/resist depression and it's end result i.e. frustration. I mean, you've got to cheer yourself up irresspective of whatever circumstance/difficulty that battles/faces you. Besides, there is a lot of hope for every living human including "YOU". Yes of course, it's only the dead that is hopeless.
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- разбъркан, разстроен, объркан, безсмислен, смутенBulgarian
- desconcertat, confúsCatalan, Valencian
- wirr, verwirrtGerman
- αμήχανος, συγκεχυμένος, μπερδεμένοςGreek
- hämmentynyt, sekava, älytönFinnish
- confus, incohérent, embarrassé, embrouilléFrench
- betiizdWestern Frisian
- tro-chèileScottish Gaelic
- מבולבל, מבולבלתHebrew
- forvirret, forfjamsetNorwegian
- in de war, verwardDutch
- zakłopotany, zmieszanyPolish
- confundido, confusoPortuguese
- încurcat, haotic, confuzRomanian
- спу́танный, сби́тый с то́лку, сконфу́женный, беспоря́дочный, смущённый, бессмы́сленныйRussian
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