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 for Confusing
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Confuse \Con*fuse"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Confused; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Confusing.]
     1. To mix or blend so that things can not be distinguished;
        to jumble together; to confound; to render indistinct or
        obscure; as, to confuse accounts; to confuse one's vision.
        [1913 Webster]
              A universal hubbub wild
              Of stunning sounds and voices all confused.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. To perplex; to disconcert; to abash; to cause to lose
        [1913 Webster]
              Nor thou with shadowed hint confuse
              A life that leads melodious days.     --Tennyson.
        [1913 Webster]
              Confused and sadly she at length replied. --Pope.
     Syn: To abash; disorder; disarrange; disconcert; confound;
          obscure; distract. See Abash.
          [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  confusing \confusing\ adj.
     1. causing mental confusion and perplexity.
     Syn: perplexing, stupefying.
          [WordNet 1.5]
     2. causing bafflement and confusion; as, he sent confusing
        signals to Iraq.
     Syn: bewildering, confused.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: causing confusion or disorientation; "a confusing jumble
             of road signs"; "being hospitalized can be confusing and
             distressing for a small child"
      2: lacking clarity of meaning; causing confusion or perplexity;
         "sent confusing signals to Iraq"; "perplexing to someone who
         knew nothing about it"; "a puzzling statement" [syn:
         confusing, perplexing, puzzling]

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