confound - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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/kənˈfaʊnd/
present tense
I/you/we/theyconfound
he/she/itconfounds
present participleconfounding
past tenseconfounded
past participleconfounded
  1. 3
    if you are confounded by something, you cannot understand it

    We were totally confounded by her reaction.