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Definition of "confounded" []

  • Confused; befuddled: A crowd of confounded bystanders stared at the appalling wreckage. (adjective)
  • Used as an intensive: a confounded fool. (adjective)
  • Bewildered; confused (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Execrable; damned (adjective)

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Use "confounded" in a sentence
  • "His eyes were still open, his expression confounded."
  • "He finally looked at her, his expression confounded."
  • "Sir Menzies Campbell once again confounded his critics by displaying genuine fire and passion over Iraq."