mental confusion

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n mental confusion a mental state characterized by a lack of clear and orderly thought and behavior "a confusion of impressions"
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Usage

In literature:

From now on there was no confusion of zones, no concessions, no mental palimpsest of resolving images.
"Edge of the Jungle" by William Beebe
A SOURCE OF MENTAL CONFUSION.
"Are the Effects of Use and Disuse Inherited?" by William Platt Ball
As for myself, mental confusion had fallen on me; I looked at Halse, but he was eating very fast.
"When Life Was Young" by C. A. Stephens
Besides mental confusion there is actual physical confusion.
"Unthinkable" by Roger Phillips Graham
At night, he seemed to suffer from acute mental confusion, which caused him to spring out of bed.
"Criminal Man" by Gina Lombroso-Ferrero
Her mental confusion arose from the articles furnished by Mme.
"The House in Town" by Susan Warner
The realization of this turning brought a mental confusion.
"Astounding Stories, March, 1931" by Various
The soldier no longer wore any look of mental confusion except that his expression was puzzled and questioning.
"The Campfire Girls on the Field of Honor" by Margaret Vandercook
The discovery added to his mental confusion.
"The Girl in the Mirror" by Elizabeth Garver Jordan
The words she has just spoken sprang from mental confusion.
"Hand and Ring" by Anna Katharine Green
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In poetry:

God of Mercy! God of Peace!
Make the mad confusion cease;
O'er the mental chaos move,
Through it speak the light of love.
"The Wake of William Orr" by William Drennan

In news:

What is it like to live with a chronic disease, mental illness or confusing condition.
God has given us the ability to reason —but too much mental reasoning blocks spiritual discernment and breeds plenty of confusion.
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