con·fu·sion n
1 in the civil law of Louisiana: a uniting of two interests or rights in property into one compare merger 1
2 in the civil law of Louisiana: the termination of an obligation by a person acquiring the right from which the obligation arose
3: the mixing or blending together of goods or commodities so that the individual owners cannot identify their own property – called also confusion of goods;

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

I (ambiguity) noun agitation, amorphousness, astonishment, brouhaha, complex, complexity, complication, confusion, congestion, convulsion, disarrangement, disarray, discomposure, dislocation, disorganization, distraction, doubt, enigma, ferment, fog, fracas, fuzziness, haze, hodgepodge, imbroglio, intricacy, involution, jumble, labyrinth, maze, melee, mix-up, opacity, panic, paraphrenia, patchwork, perplexity, rumpus, scramble, skein, stupefaction, to-do, tumult, turbulence, uncertainty, uproar, vagueness associated concepts: confusion of goods, confusion of issues, confusion of rights II (commotion) noun chaos, dilemma, disorder, disturbance, embroilment, entanglement, havoc, imbroglio, irregularity, medley, muddle, pandemonium, shambles, snarl, tangle, turmoil III (consternation) noun befuddlement, chagrin, confoundment, disconcertion, disorientation, distress, fear, fluster, fright, mortification, mystification, perturbation, quandary, suffusion, trepidation IV (turmoil) noun anarchy, chaos, clamor, clutter, commotion, complexity, confusio, congestion, demoralization, difficulty, disarrangement, disarray, discord, disorder, disorderliness, disorganization, disquiet, disquietude, distraction, disturbance, entanglement, farrago, ferment, frenzy, havoc, imbroglio, inseparable intermixture, muddle, pandemonium, perturbatio, rampage, shapelessness, tumult, turbulence, unrest, unsettlement, upheaval, uproar V index ambiguity, anarchy, commotion, complex (entanglement), complication, dilemma, disorder (lack of order), disturbance, doubt (indecision), embarrassment, embroilment, enigma, havoc, imbroglio, involution, irregularity, jargon (unintelligible language), misrule, opacity, pandemonium, panic, quandary, riot, shambles, snarl, turmoil

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

1. in the law of contract, in Scotland, a party cannot be under an obligation to himself. Thus, if a person becomes his own creditor the debt is extinguished.
2. an anglicisation of confusio.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.

The combination or mixture of two things; the process of commingling.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.

The combination or mixture of two things; the process of commingling.

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