Difference between confused and uproar




  1. perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements; filled with bewilderment
  2. lacking orderly continuity
  3. having lost your bearings; confused as to time or place or personal identity
  4. mentally confused; unable to think with clarity or act intelligently
  5. thrown into a state of disarray or confusion


Either the recession is biting harder than I had realised or a lot of people are confused about the boundaries between fact and fiction.

Your essay gets a bit confused halfway through when you introduce too many ideas at once.

(Not to be confused with what we call cookies)To serve Devon, or Cornwall clotted cream would desecrate a good southern biscuit (and be a waste of the cream really, I prefer it on saffron buns)a bit of plain cream, fresh butter, and cane syrup poured over a hot biscuit is ambrosia.

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  1. loud confused noise from many sources
  2. a state of commotion and noise and confusion


The uproar in both cases was swift and decisive.

A calendar picturing semi-naked men, shot in aid of a village school, has caused uproar after proving too hot to handle.

Look at the uproar from the Police auth in the Met over officer (gulp) carrying guns on duty in public!

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