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Confused or confusing situations - thesaurus

Synonyms

chaos

noun

a situation in which everything is confused and in a mess

farce

noun

a situation or event that is silly because it is very badly organized, unsuccessful, or unfair

disarray

noun

a situation in which people are very confused or things are not organized, especially because something unexpected has happened

muddle

noun

a confused situation or condition

mayhem

noun

a very confused situation

maelstrom

noun

a confusing, frightening situation in which there is a lot of activity and strong emotions

morass

noun

a complicated and confusing situation that is difficult to deal with

rigmarole

noun

a long complicated process that seems unnecessary or silly

Tower of Babel

noun

a place or situation that is very confusing because there is too much information and no easy way to understand it

circus

noun

a situation in which there is too much excitement and uncontrolled activity

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carry-on

noun

Britishspoken an annoying, silly, or unreasonable situation

flap

noun

informal a situation in which people are confused, excited, or angry

flat spin

noun

Britishinformal if you are in a flat spin, you are confused and unable to behave in a sensible way

no-man’s-land

noun

a situation that is not easy to deal with because it is not clear what rules or policies are operating

orgy

noun

an occasion on which someone does something in an extreme and uncontrolled way

three-ring circus

noun

mainly Americaninformal a situation that is very busy, often in a way that you find unpleasant, confusing, or annoying

tumult

noun

literary a confused and excited situation or mental state

vortex

noun

literary a feeling or situation that has so much power or influence over you that you feel you are not in control

whirlwind

noun

something that happens very quickly and unexpectedly, so that the people involved have little control of what happens and how they feel

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a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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