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CONFOUND [kənˈfound]

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confound (verb) · confounds (third person present) · confounded (past tense) · confounded (past participle) · confounding (present participle)

  • cause surprise or confusion in (someone), especially by acting against their expectations.
  • prove (a theory, expectation, or prediction) wrong.
Synonyms: amaze . astonish . dumbfound . stagger . surprise . startle . stun . stupefy . daze . nonplus . throw . shake . unnerve . disconcert . discompose . dismay . bewilder . baffle . mystify . bemuse . perplex . puzzle . confuse . shake up . buffalo . flabbergast . floor . knock out . bowl over . blow away . flummox . discombobulate . faze . stump . beat . fox . fog . wilder . gravel . maze . distract . pose . obfuscate . invalidate . negate . contradict . counter . go against . discredit . quash . explode . demolish . shoot down . destroy . disprove . falsify . controvert . confute . negative .

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1. Confound definition is - to throw (a person) into confusion or perplexity

2. How to use Confound in a sentence

3. Synonym Discussion of Confound.

4. Some common synonyms of Confound are bewilder, distract, dumbfound, nonplus, perplex, and puzzle

5. While all these words mean "to baffle and disturb mentally," Confound implies temporary mental paralysis caused by astonishment or profound abasement

6. The tragic news Confounded us all When might bewilder be a better fit than Confound?

7. Confound definition, to perplex or amaze, especially by a sudden disturbance or surprise; bewilder; confuse: The complicated directions Confounded him

8. / kənˈfaʊnd / to confuse and very much surprise someone, so that they are unable to explain or deal with a situation: An elderly man from Hull has Confounded doctors by recovering after he was officially declared dead

9. Find 49 ways to say Confound, along with antonyms, related words, and example sentences at Thesaurus.com, the world's most trusted free thesaurus.

10. To Confound is defined as to confuse someone, defeat an enemy or foil a plan. An example of Confound is when you ask someone a really tough question

11. An example of Confound is when you act …

12. The verb Confound means both "to mistake" and "to confuse." If you decide to treat yourself to a delicious dessert, you might find yourself Confounded by the overwhelming number of choices

13. If you end up ordering the chocolate cake but the waiter brings you chocolate mousse, the waiter has somehow Confounded those two options.

14. Kon-found': The physical origin of spiritual terms is well illustrated by the principal Hebrew words for "Confounded" (rendered also "ashamed," etc.); bosh, is "to become pale" (2 Kings 19:26; Job 6:20; Psalms 83:17; 129:5 the King James Version; Isa 19:9, etc.); chapher, "to become red" (Psalms 35:4; Isaiah 1:29; 24:23, "the moon shall be Confounded," Mic 3:7); yabhash, "to be dried

15. Genesis 11:7 View whole chapter See verse in context Go to, let us go down, and there Confound their language, that they may not understand one another's speech

16. Genesis 11:9 View whole chapter See verse in context Therefore is the name of it called Babel; because the LORD did there Confound the language of all the earth: and from thence did the LORD scatter them abroad upon the face

17. Therefore is the name of it called Babel; because the LORD did there Confound the language of all the earth: and from thence did the LORD scatter them abroad upon the face of all the earth

18. To curse or damn (usually as an expletive in the phrase Confound it!) 5. to contradict or refute (an

19. Writing Prompts About Confounds in Psychology: Study Prompt 1: Create a set of flashcards that list and define the key terms from this lesson, …

20. 27 But God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to Confound the wise; and God hath chosen the weak things of the world to Confound the things which are mighty; Read full chapter 1 Corinthians 1:27 in all English translations

21. Confound you! Confound the lady! * 1882 , '' in ''The Gully of Bluemansdyke and Other Stories , "Number 43 is no better, Doctor," said the head-warder, in a slightly reproachful accent, looking in round the corner of my door

22. "Confound 43!" I responded from behind the pages of the Australian Sketcher .

23. In statistics, a Confounder (also Confounding variable, Confounding factor, extraneous determinant or lurking variable) is a variable that influences both the dependent variable and independent variable, causing a spurious association

24. Confounding is a causal concept, and as such, cannot be described in terms of correlations or associations.

25. KJV Dictionary Definition: Confound Confound

26. But God has chosen the foolish things of the world to Confound the wise; and God has chosen the weak things of the world to Confound the things which are mighty; Psalm 8:2 Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings hast thou ordained strength because of thine enemies, that thou mightest still the enemy and the avenger

27. To mix up or confuse Examples of Confound in a sentence If the nurse does not read the labels, she will Confound the medications and possibly harm patients

28. 🔊 The purpose of the article is not to Confound the readers but to inform them

29. Verb If someone or something Confounds you, they make you feel surprised or confused, often by showing you that your opinions or expectations of them were wrong

30. He momentarily Confounded his critics by his cool handling of the hostage crisis.

31. In science, a Confound (or "Confounding variable") is something that biases the results of an experiment or study. The author of this sentence is saying that we are a Confound in our "study" of other people--our observations will always be biased.

32. When she discovers that some mysterious men are after her, she must escape their clutches and unlock her memory to unveil a Confounding truth.

33. Definition of Confound verb in Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

34. ‘Do not Confound it with cowardice or ill-temper.’ ‘But this attempt to Confound nationality with race is no better than the Russian attempt to Confound it with unity of religion.’ ‘Many who have never had an opportunity of knowing any more about mathematics Confound it …

35. Confound you! Confound the lady! * 1882 , '' in ''The Gully of Bluemansdyke and Other Stories , "Number 43 is no better, Doctor," said the head-warder, in a slightly reproachful accent, looking in round the corner of my door

36. "Confound 43!" I responded from behind the pages of the Australian Sketcher .

37. In statistics, a Confounder (also Confounding variable, Confounding factor, extraneous determinant or lurking variable) is a variable that influences both the dependent variable and independent variable, causing a spurious association

38. Confounding is a causal concept, and as such, cannot be described in terms of correlations or associations.

39. • The traditional monument has tended to Confound gender politics

40. • The close score after 12 games Confounds pre-match predictions that Kasparov would win this time by a large margin

41. • He has utilized the pictorial logic of the photograph to Confound rather than to clarify space

42. • Dan's speedy recovery Confounded the medical experts.

43. We found 27 answers for “Confound

44. This page shows answers to the clue Confound, followed by 9 definitions like “To destroy; to ruin”, “To mistake for another” and “To perplex or to amaze”.A synonym for Confound is betray.

45. Understanding Confounding variables

46. In research that investigates a potential cause-and-effect relationship, a Confounding variable is an unmeasured third variable that influences both the supposed cause and the supposed effect.

47. It’s important to consider potential Confounding variables and account for them in …

48. Find 7 ways to say Confound IT, along with antonyms, related words, and example sentences at Thesaurus.com, the world's most trusted free thesaurus.

49. The slippery temporality at work here confuses before and after, as much as the staged photographs Confound both realism and fabulism and comedy and tragedy

50. Eleanor Antin: Ronald Feldman Fine Arts In Derry yesterday there was a real opportunity for Republican leaders to Confound their critics and make a move for peace.

51. Confound (9 Occurrences) 1 Corinthians 1:27 But God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to Confound the wise; and God hath chosen the weak things of the world to Confound the things which are mighty; (KJV WBS)

52. Genesis 11:7 Go to, let us go down, and there Confound their language, that they may not understand one another's speech

53. Equally alarming was the fact that some countries seemed to Confound the fight against terrorism with discrimination against a race or religion, which could jeopardize implementation of the United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy

54. 26 For ye see your calling, brethren, how that not many wise men after the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble, are called: 27 But God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to Confound the wise; and God hath chosen the weak things of the world to Confound the things which are mighty; 28 And base things of the world, and things which

55. 1300, "to condemn, curse," also "to destroy utterly;" from Anglo-French Confoundre, Old French confondre (12c.) "crush, ruin, disgrace, throw into disorder," from Latin confundere "to confuse, jumble together, bring into disorder," especially of the mind or senses, "disconcert, perplex," properly "to pour, mingle, or mix together," from assimilated form of com "together" (see

56. Confound 'Confound' is a 8 letter word starting with C and ending with D Crossword clues for 'Confound' Clue Answer; Surprise, confuse (8) Confound: Synonyms, crossword answers and other related words for Confound We hope that the following list of synonyms for the word Confound will help you to finish your crossword today

57. Confound definition: be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly synonyms: baffle, bewilder, amaze, flummox, disorientate, dumbfound

58. Confound you! Confound the lady! * 1882 , '' in ''The Gully of Bluemansdyke and Other Stories , "Number 43 is no better, Doctor," said the head-warder, in a slightly reproachful accent, looking in round the corner of my door

59. "Confound 43!" I responded from behind the pages of the Australian Sketcher .

60. Synonym for Confound They have similar meaning

61. Confound means to cause extreme confusion

62. I would avoid using Confound, as this is a very uncommon word

63. Definition of Confound IT/HIM/HER/THEM (phrase): used for showing that you are annoyed

64. Most health problems have many determinants ("risk factors"), so it is not surprising that there is a lot of potential for Confounding

65. Find 22 ways to say ConfoundMENT, along with antonyms, related words, and example sentences at Thesaurus.com, the world's most trusted free thesaurus.

66. See 3 authoritative translations of Confound in Spanish with example sentences, conjugations and audio pronunciations.

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