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An example use of confusion in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… and yes there's a lot of confusion and …”
Confusion means to cause to be unable to understand or to be unable to make sense of something.
the word confusion occurs in english on average 19.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.
it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that confusion can be often used in the following areas:
1) communication, information, and media;