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EtymologyEdit

Perfect passive participle of cōnfundō (pour together, mix).

PronunciationEdit

ParticipleEdit

cōnfūsus (feminine cōnfūsa, neuter cōnfūsum, comparative cōnfūsior, superlative cōnfūsissimus); first/second-declension participle

  1. mixed, mingled, having been poured together
  2. united, joined, having been combined
  3. confounded, confused, having been brought into disorder

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative cōnfūsus cōnfūsa cōnfūsum cōnfūsī cōnfūsae cōnfūsa
Genitive cōnfūsī cōnfūsae cōnfūsī cōnfūsōrum cōnfūsārum cōnfūsōrum
Dative cōnfūsō cōnfūsō cōnfūsīs
Accusative cōnfūsum cōnfūsam cōnfūsum cōnfūsōs cōnfūsās cōnfūsa
Ablative cōnfūsō cōnfūsā cōnfūsō cōnfūsīs
Vocative cōnfūse cōnfūsa cōnfūsum cōnfūsī cōnfūsae cōnfūsa

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Catalan: confós
  • English: confuse
  • French: confus
  • Italian: confuso

ReferencesEdit

  • confusus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • confusus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • confusus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to arrange on strictly logical principles: ratione, eleganter (opp. nulla ratione, ineleganter, confuse) disponere aliquid
    • to be confused: confusum, perturbatum esse