- vt. 使困惑；混淆；挫败；诅咒
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"
mistake one thing for another;
"you are confusing me with the other candidate"
"I mistook her for the secretary"
- Don't confound the means with the ends.
- To confound two things means not to be able to tell them apart.
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