Confusion

Definition of Confusion

Con`fu´sion
n.1.The state of being mixed or blended so as to produce indistinctness or error; indistinct combination; disorder; tumult.
The confusion of thought to which the Aristotelians were liable.
- Whewell.
Moody beggars starving for a time
Of pellmell havoc and confusion.
- Shak.
2.The state of being abashed or disconcerted; loss self-possession; perturbation; shame.
Confusion dwelt in every face
And fear in every heart.
- Spectator.
3.Overthrow; defeat; ruin.
Ruin seize thee, ruthless king,
Confusion on thy banners wait.
- Gray.
4.One who confuses; a confounder.
Confusion of goods
(Law) the intermixture of the goods of two or more persons, so that their respective portions can no longer be distinguished.
- Blackstone.

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