Definition of Confounding:

  1. Situation in which the effects of two or more factors or processes is so intertwined that it is not feasible or practicable to separate them.

  2. Cause surprise or confusion in (someone), especially by not according with their expectations.

  3. Completely, and possibly intentionally, confusing or puzzling.

  4. Used to express anger or annoyance.

  5. Mix up (something) with something else.

  6. Causal relationship in which the effect of a cause (such as an exposure to a risk) is distorted because of the association of the cause with other factors that influence the effect.

Synonyms of Confounding

Amaze, Astonish, Dumbfound, Stagger, Surprise, Startle, Stun, Stupefy, Daze, Nonplus, Mix up, Muddle up, Confound

How to use Confounding in a sentence?

  1. He was forever confounding managerialism with idealism.
  2. The inflation figure confounded economic analysts.

Meaning of Confounding & Confounding Definition