« We have, I fear, confused power with greatness. »
- David Brin – Power "It is said that power corrupts, but actually it's more true that power attracts the corruptible. The sane are usually attracted by other things than power." ~David Brin
- shell-shocked adjective: Stunned, confused, and exhausted as a result of experiencing intense stress, such as in a war zone.
- addlepated Definition: (adjective) Stupid and confused. Synonyms: muddleheaded, puddingheaded. Usage: George was so shocked by the failure of his overseas investments that he began babbling to his accountant like an addlepated nincompoop. Discuss
- brouhaha Definition: (noun) Loud confused noise from many sources. Synonyms: hubbub, katzenjammer, uproar. Usage: The judge tried in vain to silence the spectators and end the brouhaha in his courtroom. Discuss