Con*fu"sion(?), n. [F. confusion, L. confusio.] 1. The state of being mixed or blended so as to produce indistinctness or error; indistinct combination; disorder; tumult.
The confusion of thought to which the Aristotelians were liable.Whewell.
Moody beggars starving for a timeShak.
Of pellmell havoc and confusion.
2. The state of being abashed or disconcerted; loss self-possession; perturbation; shame.
Confusion dwelt in every faceSpectator.
And fear in every heart.
3. Overthrow; defeat; ruin.
Ruin seize thee, ruthless king,Gray.
Confusion on thy banners wait.
4. One who confuses; a confounder.
Confusion of goods
(Law), the intermixture of the goods of two or more persons, so that their respective portions can no longer be distinguished.
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