confuso

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cōnfūsus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /konˈfu.zo/[1]
  • Rhymes: -uzo
  • Hyphenation: con‧fù‧so

Adjective[edit]

confuso (feminine confusa, masculine plural confusi, feminine plural confuse)

  1. confused
  2. muddled (of speech etc)
  3. embarrassed
  4. hazy (of memory etc)

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Participle[edit]

confuso (feminine confusa, masculine plural confusi, feminine plural confuse)

  1. past participle of confondere

References[edit]

  1. ^ confuso in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)

Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

cōnfūsō

  1. dative/ablative masculine/neuter singular of cōnfūsus

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin cōnfūsus (mixed, mingled), from the verb cōnfundō (pour together).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: con‧fu‧so

Adjective[edit]

confuso (feminine confusa, masculine plural confusos, feminine plural confusas)

  1. confused
    • (1899) Machado de Assis, Dom Casmurro, chapter 85:
      Tal foi o sentimento confuso com que entrei na loja de louça.
      Such was the confused feeling I entered the china store with.
    Synonyms: perplexo, espantado, confundido
  2. confusing
    • (1999) Gregório de Matos, Ó caos confuso, labirinto horrendo, Crônica do viver baiano seiscentista:
      Ó caos confuso, labirinto horrendo,
      Oh confusing chaos, horrendous labyrinth,

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • confuso” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin cōnfūsus (mixed, mingled).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /konˈfuso/, [kõɱˈfu.so]

Adjective[edit]

confuso (feminine confusa, masculine plural confusos, feminine plural confusas)

  1. confused
    Synonym: confundido
  2. confusing

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Further reading[edit]