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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: confound(0.00917 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to confound.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
v 1: be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think
clearly; “These questions confuse even the experts”;
“This question completely threw me”; “This question
befuddled even the teacher” [syn: confuse, throw, fox,
befuddle, fuddle, bedevil, discombobulate]
2: mistake one thing for another; “you are confusing me with
the other candidate”; “I mistook her for the secretary”
English → English (gcide)
Confound \Con*found"\ (k[o^]n*found"), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
Confounded; p. pr. & vb. n. Confounding.] [F. confondre,
fr. L. confundere, -fusum, to pour together; con- + fundere
to pour. See Fuse to melt, and cf. Confuse.]
1. To mingle and blend, so that different elements can not be
distinguished; to confuse.
They who strip not ideas from the marks men use for
them, but confound them with words, must have
endless dispute. --Locke.
Let us go down, and there confound their language.
--Gen. xi. 7.
2. To mistake for another; to identify falsely.
They [the tinkers] were generally vagrants and
pilferers, and were often confounded with the
3. To throw into confusion or disorder; to perplex; to strike
with amazement; to dismay.
The gods confound...
The Athenians both within and out that wall. --Shak.
They trusted in thee and were not confounded. --Ps.
So spake the Son of God, and Satan stood
A while as mute, confounded what to say. --Milton.
4. To destroy; to ruin; to waste. [Obs.]
One man's lust these many lives confounds. --Shak.
How couldst thou in a mile confound an hour? --Shak.
Syn: To abash; confuse; baffle; dismay; astonish; defeat;
terrify; mix; blend; intermingle. See Abash.