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perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements

having lost your bearings

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thrown into a state of disarray or confusion

mentally confused

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He was lost in thought, his book lay unheeded by his side, his silvered iron-grey hair was scattered confusedly upon his forehead as though his hand had been wandering among it while his thoughts were elsewhere, and his face looked worn.
The combatants were so intent upon their murderous work that they did not notice the arrival of the balloon; there were about three hundred mingled confusedly in the deadly struggle: most of them, red with the blood of the wounded, in which they fairly wallowed, were horrible to behold.
He recalled the violent scene which he had just witnessed in part; that the gypsy was struggling with two men, that Quasimodo had a companion; and the morose and haughty face of the archdeacon passed confusedly through his memory.
Vincy thought confusedly was, that the fever might somehow have been hindered if Wrench had shown the proper solicitude about his-- the Mayor's--family.
I beg your pardon, miss," he said confusedly, "my mistake
She saw it in the sudden glow of happiness which overspread his face; and she confusedly took refuge in the usual conventional inquiries relating to the relatives whom he had left at Milan.
It was broad daylight when Anne awoke and sat up in bed, staring confusedly at the window through which a flood of cheery sunshine was pouring and outside of which something white and feathery waved across glimpses of blue sky.
I don't wish to offend you--" she began, confusedly.
Just motley speaking, From mask of fool confusedly shouting, Circumambling on fabricated word-bridges, On motley rainbow-arches,
There were women weeping around; I hung over it and joined my sad tears to theirs; all this time no distinct idea presented itself to my mind, but my thoughts rambled to various subjects, reflecting confusedly on my misfortunes and their cause.
They came compactly, as if with discipline, while behind, disorderly, yelling confusedly, stooping to pick up rocks, were seventy-five or a hundred of the striking shopmen.
In the history of science, ideas that will eventually become parts of settled science are at first often confusedly intermingled with other ideas that will not stand up to the test of time.
He pushed his way into the hall when she opened the door and, after looking around confusedly, left without stealing anything or threatening the householder.
Next, and not far behind them, are the phalanx of Glaswegian pipe fitters who have been poured off the train an hour late, having confusedly staggered off at Alnmouth to look for more drink.
I crawl confusedly into clothes, unquestioning--after all, he's nearly five years older and knows just about everything--and we climb the nearby hill in thick cold mist.