'Muddled' definitions:

Definition of 'muddled'

(from WordNet)
Confused and vague; used especially of thinking; "muddleheaded ideas"; "your addled little brain"; "woolly thinking"; "woolly-headed ideas" [syn: addled, befuddled, muddled, muzzy, woolly, wooly, woolly-headed, wooly-minded]

Definition of 'Muddled'

  • Muddle \Mud"dle\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Muddled; p. pr. & vb. n. Muddling.] [From Mud.]
  • 1. To make turbid, or muddy, as water. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]
  • He did ill to muddle the water. --L'Estrange. [1913 Webster]
  • 2. To cloud or stupefy; to render stupid with liquor; to intoxicate partially. [1913 Webster]
  • Epicurus seems to have had brains so muddled and confounded, that he scarce ever kept in the right way. --Bentley. [1913 Webster]
  • Often drunk, always muddled. --Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster]
  • 3. To waste or misuse, as one does who is stupid or intoxicated. [R.] [1913 Webster]
  • They muddle it [money] away without method or object, and without having anything to show for it. --Hazlitt. [1913 Webster]
  • 4. To mix confusedly; to confuse; to make a mess of; as, to muddle matters; also, to perplex; to mystify. --F. W. Newman. [1913 Webster]

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