confound

  扩展词汇  
[kən'faʊnd]     [kən'faʊnd]    
  • vt. 使困惑;混淆;挫败;诅咒
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confound的英文翻译是什么意思,词典释义与在线翻译:

英英释义

Verb:
  1. be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly;

    "These questions confuse even the experts"
    "This question completely threw me"
    "This question befuddled even the teacher"

  2. mistake one thing for another;

    "you are confusing me with the other candidate"
    "I mistook her for the secretary"

confound的用法和样例:

例句

用作及物动词 (vt.)
  1. Don't confound the means with the ends.
    不要把手段和目的混淆起来。
  2. To confound two things means not to be able to tell them apart.
    混淆两件事物的意思是说没能把它们区分开来。

词汇搭配

经典引文

  • A further confounding of Hilda's ill-wishes.

    出自: F. Weldon
  • The local prodigy returning..to astonish and confound prophecy.

    出自: A. S. Byatt

confound的详细讲解:

词义辨析

puzzle,bewilder,confuse,embarrass,perplex,baffle,confound,distract
  • 这些动词均有“使困惑、迷惑、糊涂、伤脑筋”之意。
  • puzzle侧重使人难于理解、困惑、伤脑筋。
  • bewilder语气强烈,指因迷不解或惊愕而慌乱,不知所措,无法清醒地思考。
  • confuse语气较弱,指由于混淆、混乱而糊涂。
  • embarrass常指因处境或困难问题而感到窘迫、局促不安或焦急而不知所措。
  • perplex除困惑外,还含焦虑或缺乏把握之意,因而难于作出决定,无从下手处理。
  • baffle语气最强,多指遇见奇怪情景或复杂困难情况时所产生的惶恐困惑心理。
  • confound常指人惊慌失措和狼狈不堪。
  • distract主要用于注意力分散、思想矛盾或过分激动时产生的昏乱。
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