confusion (s.xii1)

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confusion (s.xii1)

[ FEW: 2/ii,1046b confusio; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,155b confusion; TL: 2,688 confusïon; DEAF: ; DMF:  confusion; TLF:  confusion; OED:  confusion n.; MED:  confusioun n.; DMLBS: 438a confusio ]
confusione,  confusioun,  confusiun;  cunfusiun,  cumfusiun  4223  

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1confusion, mixing up
( s.xii1; MS: s.xiim )  (Christ is one:) Uns de tut en tut nient par la cunfusiun (Latin: non confusione) de la sustance, mais par la unité de persone  291.36
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii3/4 )  por la multiplicacion des choses si avient la confusion des actions  i 168
2emotiondiscomfiture, shame
( s.xii1; MS: s.xiim )  Tute jurn la meie confusion (Latin: confusio) est encuntre mei  76.XLIII.15
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  Ceste devant dite confusion du diable par confession […]  49.4
( 1379-80 )  […] dont l’en espoir qe grant bien a nous & meschief & confusion a touz noz enemys ent purront avenir  iii 73
( a.1399 )  a graunt confusione d’Engleterre et graunt comfort des enmys  64.26
3defeat, overthrow
( 1174-75; MS: c.1200 )  si quiert destructiun, Sa mort e sun damage e sa confusiun  309
4harassment, tribulation
( s.xiiiex; MS: s.xiv1/4 )  les granz monz […] suffre il a ses enemis a defuler ci par persecucions e pener par multe manere de confusions  136.23
5gulf, divide
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii2 )  Entre nus e vus […] Est grant confusiun ferme, Ke nuls ne poet […] De ci en deske la a vus passer, Ne d’iloc ça tresaler  117vb34
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