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confusion

US [kənˈfjuʒ(ə)n]
UK [kənˈfjuːʒ(ə)n]
  • n.困惑;混淆;混同;困窘
  • Web混乱;骚乱;迷惑
Plural Form:confusions  
confusion
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n.
1.
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~ (about/over sth).~ (as to sth)
不确定;困惑a state of not being certain about what is happening, what you should do, what sth means, etc.
There is some confusion about what the correct procedure should be.
对于应该采取什么正确步骤,还是有些不明确。
a confusion as to what to do next
不清楚下一步该怎么办
2.
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~ (between A and B)
混淆;混同the fact of making a mistake about who sb is or what sth is
To avoid confusion, please write the children's names clearly on all their school clothes.
为避免搞错,请在孩子所有的校服上写清楚他们各自的姓名。
confusion between letters of the alphabet like ‘o’ or ‘a’
像 o 或 a 这类字母之间的易于混淆
3.
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困窘;尴尬;局促不安a feeling of embarrassment when you do not understand sth and are not sure what to do in a situation
He looked at me in confusion and did not answer the question.
他困窘地看着我,没有回答问题。
4.
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(让人不知所措的)混乱局面,乱成一团a confused situation in which people do not know what action to take
Fighting had broken out and all was chaos and confusion.
战斗爆发了,一切都陷入了混乱不堪的状态。
Her unexpected arrival threw us into total confusion.
她的突然到来使得我们不知所措,乱成一团。

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