Things people confuse

Can you guess these things people confuse quite often?
I have simplified many of the concepts.
Source: I've been asking people what things/concepts they often or always confuse. The detailed explanations can be found in books, wikipedia, dictionary etc., in case you wish to go deep.
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Last updated: June 2, 2020
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small orange fruit, has seeds
mandarin
small orange fruit, no seeds
satsuma
East Asian written language
Japanese
East Asian written language
Chinese
intellectual: doesn't know
ignorant
intellectual: poor at processing
stupid
complete identification with another person's feelings, thoughts or motives, "walking in their shoes/seeing through their eyes"
empathy
sharing feelings or interests with another
sympathy
status/personal quality: ability to repeat things you have heard, seen or read up to a degree (literally getting a degree at the end)
educated
status/personal quality: ability to learn things quickly and, usually, well
smart
capacity for learning, reasoning and understanding
intelligence
having the ability through knowledge, experience and insight to think and act well, often the result of the previous
wisdom
a massive apelike creature from the Himalayan region, usually white fur
Yeti
a massive apelike creature from North America, usually brown or dark fur
Sasquatch
social behavior: unwilling or unable to associate with other people, hostile, antagonistic, against the interests and norms of society
antisocial
social behavior: withdrawn or avoiding contact with other people, unable or unwilling to conform to conventional standards, unconcerned about the others
asocial
quality of personality: preferring to invest time and effort in solitude (or small groups) and personal interests, preferring to observe and reflect on things before joining in, overstimulated in large groups, you are generally born this way
introverted
quality of personality: fearing what other people think, being laughed at, humiliation, rejection, criticism and other negative reactions, feeling lack of comfort among unknown people or in new situations and up to social phobia, often stemming of low self-esteem, you generally learn to be shy (e.g. via poor parenting such as very strict, judgmental, patronizing, humiliating etc. or bad life experiences in early life)
shy
feeling: resentment towards another because of their success or advantages, most often because of rivalry
jealousy
feeling: wanting to have what someone else has whether it's possessions, qualities or achievements
envy
an elongated starchy fruit that tastes quite neutral and is generally cooked before eating (common name)
plantain
an elongated starchy fruit that tastes sweet and does not need to be cooked (common name)
banana
the not capital of Canada
Toronto
the actual capital of Canada
Ottawa
a preserve of whole fruit, chopped, crushed and cooked/boiled with sugar (US)
jam
a preserve of fruit juice boiled with sugar (US)
jelly
the boy-girl or, nowadays, whatever you invent, identity, the "social construct" aspect
gender
the boy-girl identity, the "biologically determined" aspect
sex
politics: common ownership of varying parts of the society ruled via the state, state ruled production for use rather than production for profit, sharing/redistributing varying amounts of private wealth in the name of common welfare, "taking care of the weak ones"
socialism
politics: common ownership of the means of production in a, ideally egalitarian, society with no social classes, money or the state, (actually only nominally carried out as one party tyranny or state capitalism)
communism
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