from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Confused; befuddled: A crowd of confounded bystanders stared at the appalling wreckage.
- adj. Used as an intensive: a confounded fool.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of confound.
- adj. Confused; thwarted.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Confused; perplexed; unclear in mind or intent; bewildered.
- adj. Excessive; extreme; abominable.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Deserving of reprehension or destruction; odious; detestable: a euphemism for damned: as, a confounded humbug; a confounded lie.
- A euphemism for damned, used also as an emphatic adverb of degree, equivalent to ‘very’
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements; filled with bewilderment
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