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confounded

  1. simple past tense and past participle of confound

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confounded (comparative more confounded, superlative most confounded)

  1. confused, astonished
  2. defeated, thwarted
    • 1674, John Milton, Paradise Lost, Book I, lines 50–3:
      Nine times the Space that measures Day and Night
      To mortal men, he with his horrid crew
      Lay vanquisht, rowling in the fiery Gulfe
      Confounded though immortal: []
  3. damned, accursed, bloody
    The confounded thing doesn't work.

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