Part of speech: verb

To strike with confusion; amaze; perplex; overwhelm; abash.

Part of speech: verb

To confuse with something else; mix.

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Usage examples "confound":

  1. As I went out I heard the voice of the Huguenot: 'They shall die as they have lived- by the edge of the sword; and the Lord shall confound His enemies. - "The Chevalier d'Auriac", S. (Sidney) Levett-Yeats.
  2. But confound the luck! - "The Last of the Plainsmen", Zane Grey.
  3. O confound your Latin! - "The Exemplary Novels of Cervantes", Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra.