What is confound?

  • (verb): Mistake one thing for another.
    Synonyms: confuse
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Some articles on confound:

Noach (parsha) - In Classical Rabbinic Interpretation - Genesis Chapter 11
... to ascend and serve idols, God responded, in the words of Genesis 119, “for there the Lord did confound the language of all the earth.” It was taught in a Baraita that Rabbi Nathan. 117) “Come, let us go down and there confound their language.” (But nearby, in Genesis 115, it says in the singular) “And the Lord came down to see the city and the tower.” Rabbi Johanan taught that God says ... name Babel (which can mean “to mix” or “confound,” as in Genesis 119) connotes ...
Types of Confounding
... The choice of measurement instrument (operational confound), situational characteristics (procedural confound), or inter-individual differences (person confound) ... An operational confound can occur in both experimental and nonexperimental research designs ... This type of confound occurs when a measure designed to assess a particular construct inadvertently measures something else as well ...
Die Geschiedene Frau - Musical Numbers (Adrian Ross Version)
2 - Ensemble - Karel, President and Chorus - "Confound it all, confound it all..." No. 2a - Reprise - Chorus - "Confound it all, confound it all..." No ...

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Famous quotes containing the word confound:

    But God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise; and God hath chosen the weak things of the world to confound the things which are mighty.
    —Bible: New Testament I Corinthians 1:27.

    For the most part we stupidly confound one man with another. The dull distinguish only races or nations, or at most classes, but the wise man, individuals.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    When workmen strive to do better than well,
    They do confound their skill in covetousness.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)