Complicate vs Confuscate - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between complicate and confuscate
is that complicate
is to fold or twist together; to combine intricately; to make complex; to combine or associate so as to make intricate or difficult while confuscate
is to confuse, confound, or perplex.
As an adjective complicate
is (obsolete) intertwined.
To fold or twist together; to combine intricately; to make complex; to combine or associate so as to make intricate or difficult.
to expose involvement in a convoluted matter.
- Don't complicate yourself in issues that are beyond the scope of your education.
- John has been complicated in the affair by new tapes that surfaced.
- The DA has made every effort to complicate me in the scandal.
* (expose involvement in a convoluted matter) intricate, entangle, embroil, mix up (in something), mire
* 1745 , Edward Young, Night-Thoughts , I:
- How poor, how rich, how abject, how august, / How complicate , how wonderful, is Man!
To confuse, confound, or perplex.
To complicate; to cause confusion.
* (confuse) confusticate