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EtymologyEdit

From Latin cōnfūsus.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

confuso (feminine singular confusa, masculine plural confusi, feminine plural confuse)

  1. confused
  2. muddled (of speech etc)
  3. embarrassed
  4. hazy (of memory etc)

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VerbEdit

confuso m (feminine singular confusa, masculine plural confusi, feminine plural confuse)

  1. past participle of confondere

LatinEdit

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin cōnfūsus (mixed, mingled) (probably a borrowing), from the verb cōnfundō (pour together).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

confuso m (feminine singular confusa, masculine plural confusos, feminine plural confusas, comparable)

  1. confused
    • (1899) Machado de Assis, Dom Casmurro, chapter 85:
      Tal foi o sentimento confuso com que entrei na loja de louça.
      Such was the confused feeling I entered the china store with.
  2. confusing
    • (1999) Gregório de Matos, Ó caos confuso, labirinto horrendo, Crônica do viver baiano seiscentista:
      Ó caos confuso, labirinto horrendo,
      Oh confusing chaos, horrendous labyrinth,

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin cōnfūsus (mixed, mingled).

AdjectiveEdit

confuso (feminine singular confusa, masculine plural confusos, feminine plural confusas)

  1. confused
    Synonym: confundido
  2. confusing

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