Meaning of CONFUSED in English

CONFUSED

adj.

VERBS

▪ appear , be , feel , look , seem , sound

▪ become , get

He was beginning to get rather ~.

▪ remain

▪ leave sb

He left his audience thoroughly ~.

ADVERB

▪ extremely , fairly , very , etc.

▪ highly , hopelessly

a highly ~ picture of a complex situation

▪ completely , horribly , terribly , thoroughly , totally , utterly

‘Why?’ she asked, suddenly horribly ~.

▪ increasingly

▪ a little , slightly , etc.

▪ mildly

‘So what is it we have to do?’ Jake asked, looking mildly ~.

▪ clearly , obviously

Dr. Solaris turned to her, obviously ~.

▪ genuinely

▪ equally

He looked at his father, who looked equally ~.

▪ momentarily

George paused, momentarily ~.

PREPOSITION

▪ about

He was very ~ about his feelings.

▪ at

The policemen looked a little ~ at her question.

▪ by

I'm ~ by the whole thing.

Confused is used with these nouns: ↑ expression , ↑ frown , ↑ look , ↑ tangle , ↑ thought

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