Confusing is a related term of knotty.
As adjectives the difference between confusing and knotty
is that confusing
is difficult to understand; not clear as lacking order, chaotic etc while knotty
is full of knots.
As a verb confusing
difficult to understand; not clear as lacking order, chaotic etc
- Several sections in that book are really confusing .
Full of knots.
Complicated or tricky; complex; difficult.
- knotty pine
- a knotty problem