Definition of 'confusion'
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He saw it first in his father's eyes, a cloud of confusion that also furrowed his brow. AMAGANSETT (2004)No, no, I don't think she was, although there seems to be some confusion here. THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS (2004)
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Translations for 'confusion'
British English: confusion /kənˈfjuːʒən/ NOUN
If there is confusion about something, the facts are not clear.
Use different colours of ink to avoid confusion.
- American English: confusion
- Arabic: اِرْتِباك
- Brazilian Portuguese: confusão
- Chinese: 混淆
- Croatian: zbrka
- Czech: zmatek
- Danish: forvirring
- Dutch: verwarring
- European Spanish: confusión
- Finnish: sekaannus
- French: confusion
- German: Verwechslung
- Greek: σύγχυση
- Italian: confusione
- Japanese: 混同
- Korean: 혼란
- Norwegian: forvirring
- Polish: dezorientacja
- European Portuguese: confusão
- Romanian: confuzie
- Russian: сомнение
- Spanish: confusión
- Swedish: förvirring
- Thai: ความสับสน
- Turkish: karışıklık
- Ukrainian: плутанина
- Vietnamese: sự nhầm lẫn
Definition of confusion from the Collins English Dictionary
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