If Hugh Jackman is totally heterosexual, his mode is a confusing—and not in a good, rad way—butch-camp.
Kathrine tried to escort everyone out of the confusing maze of the bus station, taking them up and down several wrong escalators.
That this kind of episode was The Newsroom finale was…confusing.
As a result, insider trading has been loosely defined through a mishmash of confusing verdicts and precedents.
But critics should not make the mistake of confusing a bare attempt case with the forthcoming indictment against Blagojevich.
To shift the point of view of the action is confusing to the child's mind.
Some sweet, confusing influence, he knew not what, passed into his blood.
It was about three o'clock in the afternoon, and the streets of the enticing and confusing city were crowded.
The reader should take note of this term and refrain from confusing it with the sails.
I should think it would be confusing to dwell by a river that runs first one way and then the other, and then vanishes altogether.
1550s, in literal sense "mix or mingle things so as to render the elements indistinguishable;" attested from mid-18c. in active, figurative sense of "discomfit in mind or feeling;" not in general use until 19c., taking over senses formerly belonging to confound, dumbfound, flabbergast etc. The past participle confused (q.v.) is attested much earlier (serving as an alternative past tense to confound), and the verb here might be a back-formation from it. Related: Confusing.