Synonyms of confusion in English:

confusion


See definition of confusion

noun

1‘there seems to be some confusion about which system does what’

SYNONYMS

uncertainty, lack of certainty, unsureness, indecision, hesitation, hesitancy, scepticism, doubt, ignorance

rare dubiety, incertitude

ANTONYMS

certainty

2‘she looked about her in confusion’

SYNONYMS

bewilderment, bafflement, perplexity, puzzlement, mystification, stupefaction, disorientation, befuddlement, muddle

discomfiture, discomposure, shock, daze, devastation

wonder, wonderment, astonishment

informal bamboozlement, discombobulation

rare disconcertment, disconcertion

3‘your personal life seems to have been thrown into utter confusion’

SYNONYMS

disorder, disarray, disorganization, disorderliness, untidiness, chaos, mayhem, bedlam, pandemonium, madness, havoc, turmoil, tumult, commotion, disruption, upheaval, furore, frenzy, uproar, babel, hurly-burly, maelstrom, muddle, mess, shambles

a mare's nest, anarchy, entropy

informal hullabaloo, all hell broken loose, a madhouse

North American informal a three-ring circus

rare disarrangement

ANTONYMS

order

4‘a confusion of brown cardboard boxes’

SYNONYMS

jumble, muddle, mess, heap, tangle, entanglement, tumble, welter, litter, shambles