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Engelsk navneord: confusion

1. confusion (om tilstand) disorder resulting from a failure to behave predictably


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe army retreated in confusion.


Mindre specifikke termerdisorder


Mere specifikke termerbedlam, bluster, chaos, demoralisation, demoralization, hugger-mugger, pandemonium, schemozzle, shemozzle, topsy-turvydom, topsy-turvyness

2. confusion (om erkendelse) a mental state characterized by a lack of clear and orderly thought and behavior


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA confusion of impressions.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)confusedness, disarray, mental confusion, muddiness


Mindre specifikke termercognitive state, state of mind


Mere specifikke termerbafflement, befuddlement, bemusement, bewilderment, daze, disorientation, distraction, fog, half-cock, haze, jamais vu, mystification, obfuscation, perplexity, puzzlement

3. confusion (om fornemmelse) a feeling of embarrassment that leaves you confused


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)discombobulation


Mindre specifikke termerembarrassment

4. confusion (om handling) an act causing a disorderly combination of elements with identities lost and distinctions blended


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe confusion of tongues at the Tower of Babel.


Mindre specifikke termercombination, combining, compounding


Mere specifikke termerbabel

5. confusion (om handling) a mistake that results from taking one thing to be another


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe changed his name in order to avoid confusion with the notorious outlaw.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)mix-up


Mindre specifikke termererror, fault, mistake









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