Confuse vs Confuscate - What's the difference?

confuse | confuscate |


As verbs the difference between confuse and confuscate

is that confuse is to thoroughly mix; to confound; to disorder while confuscate is to confuse, confound, or perplex.

confuse

English

Verb

(confus)
  • To thoroughly mix; to confound; to disorder.
  • (obsolete) To rout; discomfit.
  • To mix up; to puzzle; to bewilder.
  • To make uneasy and ashamed; to embarrass.
  • To mistake one thing for another.
  • Synonyms

    * flummox * mistake * See also

    See also

    * discombobulate ----

    confuscate

    English

    Verb

  • To confuse, confound, or perplex.
  • To complicate; to cause confusion.
  • Synonyms

    * (confuse) confusticate