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