CONFOUND in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of CONFOUND
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
confound
 v.  cause to become confused or perplexed; fail to distinguish; mix up
Classic Sentence: (60 in 5 pages)
1  My parents forced me at the age of fifteen to put on this detestable habit, to increase the fortune of a cursed elder brother, whom God confound.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XXIV
2  With the constellations of space they confound the stars of the abyss which are made in the soft mire of the puddle by the feet of ducks.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XII—THE SOLITUDE OF MONSEIGNEUR WELCOME
3  To replace thought with revery is to confound a poison with a food.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—THE LARK'S MEADOW
4  You must not confound my meaning.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 17
5  Only," said I, "that you would not confound them with the others.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XLIV
6  No, no, my dear fellow, do not confound our plans.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 39. The Guests.
7  Ill deeds do not prosper, and the weak confound the strong.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK VIII
8  You'll only lose your own temper, and utterly confound Dinah.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
9  It is a mistake to confound strangeness with mystery.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER VII. LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS
10  Yes, confound it, gentlemen, I admit I should very much like to be a general.
The Inspector-General By Nicolay Gogol
Get Context   In ACT V
11  She was mortified, shocked, confounded.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 22
12  The rush of the daylight quite confounded me, and made me feel as if I had been in the candlelight of the strange room many hours.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter VIII
13  She could not get over my appearance, and was in the last degree confounded.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XIX
14  His sufferings were hailed with the greatest joy by a knot of spectators, and I felt utterly confounded.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXX
15  They must not be confounded together.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXXVI
Example Sentence:
1  I developed an elaborate color scheme to help us pluck just the right card at that special moment to confound the opposing pair of debaters.
2  The author deliberately breaks the narrative continuity in order to confound the reader's expectations.
3  United's new striker confounded the critics with his third goal in as many games.
4  His amazing recovery confounded the medical specialists.
5  You are a confounded nuisance.
6  An elderly man from Hull has confounded doctors by recovering after he was officially declared dead.
7  Her husband's cruelty amazed and confounded her.
8  I always confounded him with his twin brother.
9  After more than two weeks of strong share-price gains that an analyst deemed "confounding," Twitter stock seemed to reach a correction stage Friday, with shares plunging 13 percent.
10  The close correlation between the data obtained from these two sources suggests that recall error is unlikely to be a confounding factor.