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confounded Line breaks: con|found¦ed
Pronunciation: /kənˈfaʊndɪd/

Definition of confounded in English:


[attributive] informal, dated
Used for emphasis, especially to express anger or annoyance: he was a confounded nuisance
More example sentences
  • You just go on committing offences that are a confounded nuisance to everyone around you.
  • I could not decide whether to go for a jog in the confounded cold, or find an indoor facility in one of the neighborhood center to swim.
  • I will send the confounded package today - overnight - to avoid another one of those joyous little interactions.


Pronunciation: /kənˈfaʊndɪdli/
Example sentences
  • He was surprised indeed, it was either that guy was extremely dumb, or confoundedly smart.
  • Get rid of your confoundedly repetitive harmonies and phony teenaged angst.
  • ‘I wish she were not such a confoundedly good little woman so that I could be faithful to you without injuring a worthy person.’
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