1. perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements; filled with bewilderment
    a cloudy and confounded philosopher
    she felt lost on the first day of school
    obviously bemused by his questions
    bewildered and confused
    just a mixed-up kid
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How To Use mixed-up In A Sentence

  • Kane uses Adrian Lester's minicab driver as his Everyman, the voice of reason in this mixed-up world, and a Brixton salsa club as his meeting point.
  • When a musician performs a Bach Fugue or Beethoven Sonata, a wrong note is called a "clinker," and can be as jarring as a mixed-up before-and-after ad. Michael Sigman: Once Is A Mistake, Twice Is Jazz
  • In his act he says he had a mixed marriage; he was married and his wife was mixed-up.
  • Put more baldly, he was recognisably mixed-up; and although that made him maddeningly undependable as a politician, it humanised him as a man.
  • Similarly, people like to believe that their native tongue is the zaniest, most mixed-up and implausible language on the planet. Rambles at » Blog Archive » Quasartupilussuusinnaavoq!
  • It was punctuated by flashes of cognition in which his senses worked but in a mixed-up way. CASCADES - THE DAY OF THE DEAD
  • She's just a crazy mixed-up kid.
  • Trinidadians are said by Creoles to be ethnically ‘mixed-up’ like callaloo, a kind of soup made from dasheen leaves and containing crab.
  • Against my will I remembered Martin describing Nicholas as a mixed-up kitten. ABSOLUTE TRUTHS
  • Somewhere between the gaudy lowlands of kitsch and the earnest highlands of world music sits the mythic, mixed-up realm of exotica.
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