Synonyms of confused in English:

confused


See definition of confused

adjective

1‘children could be confused about what was going on’

SYNONYMS

bewildered, bemused, puzzled, perplexed, baffled, stumped, mystified, stupefied, nonplussed, muddled, befuddled, fuddled, dumbfounded, at sea, at a loss, at sixes and sevens, thrown, thrown off balance, taken aback, disoriented, disconcerted, discomposed, troubled, discomfited, unnerved, shaken, shaken up, dazed, stunned, astonished, astounded

informal flummoxed, bamboozled, discombobulated, clueless, fazed, floored, beaten

Canadian NZ Australian informal bushed

archaic wildered, mazed, distracted

2‘her frail and confused elderly mother’

SYNONYMS

demented, bewildered, muddled, addled, befuddled, disoriented, disorientated, at sea, all at sea, unbalanced, unhinged, senile, with Alzheimer's disease

ANTONYMS

lucid

3‘the first confused reports of the massacre’

SYNONYMS

chaotic, muddled, jumbled, unclear, untidy, disordered, disorderly, disarranged, out of order, disorganized, upset, topsy-turvy, at sixes and sevens

informal higgledy-piggledy

ANTONYMS

clear

4‘a confused recollection’

SYNONYMS

vague, unclear, indistinct, imprecise, blurred, nebulous, hazy, woolly, foggy, shadowy, dim, imperfect, sketchy, obscure, remote

ANTONYMS

precise

5‘the bones lay in a confused mass’

SYNONYMS

disorderly, disordered, disorganized, disarranged, in disarray, out of order, out of place, untidy, muddled, jumbled, in a jumble, in a mess, mixed up, chaotic, upset, haywire, upside-down, topsy-turvy, at sixes and sevens

informal higgledy-piggledy, every which way

British informal shambolic, like a dog's breakfast, like a dog's dinner

ANTONYMS

neat