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confusing

[kuh n-fyoo-zing] /kənˈfyu zɪŋ/
adjective
1.
causing or tending to cause confusion:
a confusing attempt at explanation.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; confuse + -ing2
Related forms
confusingly, adverb
confusingness, noun
unconfusing, adjective
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