Confusion and Mess


Confusion noun - A state in which everything is out of order.
Usage example: it was hard to find anything in that confusion in the attic

Mess is a synonym for confusion in chaos topic. In some cases you can use "Mess" instead a noun "Confusion", when it comes to topics like disorder, order, jumble, muddle. popular alternative


Mess noun - A state in which everything is out of order.
Usage example: the bachelor party had left the house in a total mess

Confusion is a synonym for mess in untidiness topic. You can use "Confusion" instead a noun "Mess", if it concerns topics such as chaos, disorder, order, muddle. popular alternative

Nearby Words: messy, messed, messing

How words are described

emotional emotional confusion emotional mess
usual usual confusion usual mess
complete complete confusion complete mess
utter utter confusion utter mess
Other adjectives: total, real, massive, sad, little, absolute, major, general, further, resulting, ensuing.

Both words in one sentence

  • Many of the books most important plot points are mentioned only in passing, which can result in a whole mess of confusion even for those who have read all the books in order.
  • The Tease Which causes a bigger mess when he starts lashing out, much to Beckett's hurt and confusion since she actually is in love with him as well.
    Source: The Tease
  • Kung Fu Hustle became Kung-Fu-São, a pun on Kung-Fu and Confusão (literally confusion, but usually means mess).
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Confusion & Mess. N.p., 2016. Web. 08 Aug. 2022. <>.
Mess or Confusion. 2016. Accessed August 08, 2022.
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