(adjective, verb)


1. causing confusion or disorientation

- a confusing jumble of road signs

- being hospitalized can be confusing and distressing for a small child

Similar word(s): disorienting

2. lacking clarity of meaning; causing confusion or perplexity

- sent confusing signals to Iraq

Similar word(s): unclear, perplexing, puzzling

Sentences with confusing as an adjective:

- Several sections in that book are really confusing.


1. present participle of confuse