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befuddle Explained

befuddle at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

49 Moby Thesaurus words for "befuddle":
addle, addle the wits, ball up, becloud, bedazzle, bemuse, besot,
bewilder, bother, bug, cloud, confuse, daze, dazzle,
discombobulate, discomfit, discompose, disconcert, disorganize,
disorient, distract, disturb, embarrass, entangle, flummox, flurry,
fluster, flutter, fog, fuddle, fuss, inebriate, intoxicate, maze,
mist, mix up, moider, muddle, perplex, perturb, pother, put out,
raise hell, rattle, ruffle, throw into confusion, throw off,
unsettle, upset

Befuddle at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Befuddle \Be*fud"dle\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Befuddled}]
To becloud and confuse, as with liquor.

befuddle at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

befuddle
v 1: be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think
clearly; "These questions confuse even the experts";
"This question completely threw me"; "This question
befuddled even the teacher" [syn: {confuse}, {throw}, {fox},
{fuddle}, {bedevil}, {confound}, {discombobulate}]
2: make stupid with alcohol [syn: {fuddle}]

befuddle at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==
Inter: rf » e

Pronunciation

* Inter: a » RP Inter: IPA » /bɪˈfʌdl/
  • : Inter: rhymes » ʌdl

    Verb

    Inter: en-verb » befuddl|ing


  • Inter: transitiv » e to perplex or confuse (someone)
    1. : The explanation left him completely befuddled.
    2. Inter: transitiv » e to stupefy someone, especially with alcohol
    3. 1983, Basile Kerblay, Modern Soviet Society, page 290
    4. : ... to the American and French alcoholics, who drink in order to get drunk and befuddle the brain

      Synonyms

      * See also Category: Wikisaurus:confuse -

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » perplex or confuse

  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|обърквам
  • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|zmást
  • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|verbazen, Inter: t+ » nl|verwarren
  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|hämmentää, Inter: t- » fi|häkellyttää

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|verwirren
    • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|perplesso
    • Russian: Inter: t- » ru|сбивать с толку
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|confundir


    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » stupefy
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|опиянявам
    • Czech: omráčit
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|verdwazen, Inter: t+ » nl|verdoven


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|huumata, Inter: t- » fi|päihdyttää
  • German: berauschen
  • Russian: Inter: t- » ru|одурманивать

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Translation: et » befuddle
    Translation: el » befuddle
    Translation: fa » befuddle
    Translation: ko » befuddle
    Translation: io » befuddle
    Translation: it » befuddle
    Translation: my » befuddle
    Translation: pl » befuddle
    Translation: pt » befuddle
    Translation: fi » befuddle
    Translation: vi » befuddle
    Translation: zh » befuddle