confound used in
The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Butler)
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to confuse, prove wrong, frustrate, or express frustration
in various senses, including:confuse or surprise — sometimes specifically to confuse one thing with another
"confounded by the puzzle" — confused or perplexed
"Test results confounded the experts." — surprised and confused
"Do not confound confidence with correctness." — mistake one thing for another
prove wrong, defeat, or frustrate
"The test results confounded my theory." — proved wrong
"Their defense confounded our offense." — defeated or frustrated
"She confounded the problem by painting without sanding." — made worse
"The task is complicated by other confounding factors." — making worse
an exclamation expressing anger or frustration
"Confound it! Will I ever get this thing to work?"
"I don't understand the confounded directions!"
He took Agamemnon's right hand in his own and said, "Son of Atreus, I take it Achilles is glad now that he sees the Achaeans routed and slain, for he is utterly without remorse—may he come to a bad end and heaven confound him.
Book 14 (27% in)
There are no more uses of "confound" in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Butler).