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WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2016
con•founded /ˌkɑnˈfaʊndɪd/USA pronunciation  adj. [before a noun]
  • (used to express irritation with the person or thing named):The confounded plane is late.

  • WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2016
    con•found•ed  (kon foundid, kən-), 
    adj. 
    1. bewildered;
      confused;
      perplexed.
    2. damned (used euphemistically):That is a confounded lie.
    Etymology:1325–75;
    Middle English;
    see confound, -ed2
    con•founded•ly, adv. 
    con•founded•ness, n. 


    Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

    confounded /kənˈfaʊndɪd/ adj
    1. bewildered; confused
    2. (prenominal) informal execrable; damned

    conˈfoundedly adv



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