Confoundedly



[kon-foun-did, kuh n-] /kɒnˈfaʊn dɪd, kən-/

adjective
1.
bewildered; confused; perplexed.
2.
damned (used euphemistically):
That is a confounded lie.
/kənˈfaʊndɪd/
adjective
1.
bewildered; confused
2.
(prenominal) (informal) execrable; damned
adj.

as an intensive execration, “odious, detestable, damned,” 1650s, from past participle of confound, in its older English sense of “overthrow utterly.”

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