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Bible Usage:


  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

CONFOUND, verb transitive [Latin , to pour out. Literally, to pour or throw together.]

1. To mingle and blend different things, so that their forms or natures cannot be distinguished; to mix in a mass or crowd, so that individuals cannot be distinguished.

2. To throw into disorder.

Let us go down, and there confound their language. Genesis 11:7.

3. To mix or blend, so as to occasion a mistake of one thing for another.

A fluid body and a wetting liquor, because they agree in many things, are wont to be confounded.

Men may confound ideas with words.

4. To perplex; to disturb the apprehension by indistinctness of ideas or words.

Men may confound each other by unintelligible terms or wrong application of words.

5. To abash; to throw the mind into disorder; to cast down; to make ashamed.

Be thou confounde and ber thy shame. Ezekiel 16:52.

Saul confounded the Jews at Damascus. Acts 9:22.

6. To perplex with terror; to terrify; to dismay; to astonish; to throw into consternation; to stupify with amazement.

So spake the Son of God; and Satan stood a while as mute confounded what to say.

The multitude came together and were confounded. Acts 2:6.

7. To destroy; to overthrow.

So deep a malice to confound the race of mankind in one root.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

CONFOUNDED, participle passive

1. Mixed or blended in disorder; perplexed; abashed; dismayed; put to shame and silence; astonished.

2. Enormous; as a confounded tory. [Vulgar.]

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

CONFOUNDEDLY, adverb Enormously; greatly; shamefully; as, he was confoundedly avaricious. [A low word.]

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

CONFOUNDEDNESS, noun The state of being confounded.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

CONFOUNDER, noun One who confounds; one who disturbs the mind, perplexes, refutes, frustrates and puts to shame or silence; one who terrifies.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

CONFOUNDING, participle present tense Mixing and blending; putting into disorder; perplexing; disturbing the mind; abashing, and putting to shame and silence; astonishing.