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Synonyms for confusing
kənˈfyu zɪŋ

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  1. confusing(adj)

    causing confusion or disorientation

    "a confusing jumble of road signs"; "being hospitalized can be confusing and distressing for a small child"

    Synonyms:
    puzzling, perplexing

    Antonyms:
    clear, orientating, orienting

  2. confusing, perplexing, puzzling(adj)

    lacking clarity of meaning; causing confusion or perplexity

    "sent confusing signals to Iraq"; "perplexing to someone who knew nothing about it"; "a puzzling statement"

    Synonyms:
    puzzling, enigmatical, perplexing, enigmatic

    Antonyms:
    orientating, clear, orienting

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How to use confusing in a sentence?

  1. David Doniger:

    This could be a way for him to keep the right-wing fringe groups occupied and also accomplish the goal of further confusing the public debate.

  2. Larry Hogan:

    Some of the messaging is pretty confusing. It's not just it doesn't match with what we're doing here in Maryland. Some of the messaging coming out of the administration doesn't match.

  3. George Hobica:

    It’s getting more confusing to understand how far your miles will take you.

  4. Rachel Blanchard:

    The child gets two confusing messages when a parent tells him which is the right fork to use, and then proceeds to use the wrong one. So does the child who listens to parents bicker and fuss, yet is told to be nice to his brothers and sisters.

  5. Mark Clayton:

    I really don't know. I mean, I don't know if it's going to change anything or not, it may or may not, i don't know 100 % what's going on or how they count the votes or whatever. It's confusing with trusting anything anymore.


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