confusion (n.)
disturbance, distraction, agitation [of the mind]
Ham III.i.2[Claudius to Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, of Hamlet] why he puts on this confusion
MV III.ii.177[Bassanio to Portia] there is such confusion in my powers
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