Synonyms for confused:
dizzy, mind-boggling, kafkaesque, inscrutable, recherche, non compos mentis, puzzling, hysterical, distraught, thoughtless, cloudy, misguided, impenetrable, higgledy-piggledy, Dizzying, Bedazzled, high-flown, unaccountable, indecipherable, spaced, fathomless, unintelligible, unclassified, esoteric, bureaucratic, opaque, unclear, indigestible, incomprehensible, unfathomable, knotty, tortuous, puzzled, uncomprehending, foggy, flummoxed, arcane, confusional, highfalutin, muddle-headed, muddy, cumbersome, sophisticated, enigmatic, byzantine, cerebral.
disconnected, blurry, inexact, jumbled, fuzzy, wild, frenzied, obscure, embroiled, uneven, lawless, indistinct, out of control, disarrayed, chaotic, tumultuous, perturbed, inconsistent, lax, unruly, Disintegrated, messy, frantic, cluttered, shapeless, disorganized, undisciplined, unorganized, loose, amorphous, anarchical, discomposed, deformed, disheveled, rambunctious, indefinite, deranged, incoherent, muddled, anarchistic, irregular, inchoate, disordered, disorderly, tempestuous, formless, insane.
involved, knotted, puzzling.
disoriented mentally (adjective)
mixed up, disordered (adjective)
contestable, questionable, arguable, controversial, unconvinced, tentative, uncertain, unsure, vague, ambivalent, undecided, mysterious, changeable, deniable, debatable, moot, insecure, disputable, precarious.
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 4 (noun)
bemused, lost, illogical, garbled, puddingheaded, muddled, potty, disjointed, befuddled, silly, baffled, mazed, disordered, dazed, woolly, upset, dazzled, spaced-out, disorganized, scattered, clouded, unoriented, stunned, broken, addled, muddleheaded, stupefied, disoriented, disorganised, unconnected, incoherent, slaphappy, muzzy, trancelike, confounded, woolly-headed, addlebrained, wooly, disconnected, wooly-minded, mixed-up, befogged, punch-drunk, bewildered, addlepated, at sea.
mentally ill (noun)
disarranged, Meddled, fermented, misplaced, deranged, Displaced, Tampered, mislaid, Convulsed, disturbed, disheveled, roughened, Tumbled, rumpled, Whisked, scrambled, upset, roiled, Capsized, blurred, disordered, Swirled, scattered, troubled, discomposed, Messed, tousled, dislocated, mixed up muddled, agitated, Hashed, Whipped, Mussed, Tossed, Churned, jumbled, rippled, Rummaged, cluttered, disorganized, confounded, ruffled, botched, perturbed.
Usage examples for confused:
- She remembered how she came there, and seemed to understand why Andy was there, too; but the rest was a little confused. - "Ethelyn's Mistake", Mary Jane Holmes.
- Napoleon's eyes still rested on the pale, confused face of the prince. - "NAPOLEON AND BLUCHER", L. Muhlbach.
- The present is her whole existence; the past but a confused dream. - "The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne", William J. Locke.