What are the things that confound science

confounded; confounding; confounds

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con·​found|\ kən-ˈfau̇nd, kän-\

transitive verb

1: to throw (a person) into confusion or perplexity tactics to confound the enemy

2a: refutesought to confound his arguments

b: to put to shame : discomfita performance that confounded the critics

4a: to fail to discern differences between : mix up They implored Charles not to confound the innocent with the guilty …— T. B. Macaulay

b: to increase the confusion of

5a: baffle, frustrateConferences … are not for accomplishment but to confound knavish tricks.— John Kenneth Galbraith

barchaic : to bring to ruin : destroy