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befuddled Explained

befuddled at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


befuddled at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

adj [Date: 1800-1900; Origin: fuddle 'to drink alcohol, make drunk' (16-21 centuries)]// completely confused// --Even in my befuddled state I could find my key.//

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

19 Moby Thesaurus words for "befuddled":
addlebrained, addled, addleheaded, addlepated, beclouded, cloudy,
fogged, foggy, fuddlebrained, fuddled, hazy, in a fog, in a muddle,
misted, misty, muddled, muddleheaded, muzzy, puzzleheaded

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

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

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

adj 1: stupefied by alcoholic drink; "the wino's poor befuddled
mind"; "a mind befogged with drink" [syn: {befogged}]
2: perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements;
filled with bewilderment; "obviously bemused by his
questions"; "bewildered and confused"; "a cloudy and
confounded philosopher"; "just a mixed-up kid"; "she felt
lost on the first day of school" [syn: {baffled}, {bemused},
{bewildered}, {confounded}, {confused}, {lost}, {mazed},
{mixed-up}, {at sea}]
3: confused and vague; used especially of thinking;
"muddleheaded ideas"; "your addled little brain"; "woolly
thinking"; "woolly-headed ideas" [syn: {addled}, {muddled},
{muzzy}, {woolly}, {wooly}, {woolly-headed}, {wooly-minded}]

befuddled at English (WD) Of Explained:



  • Inter: past of » befuddle


    Inter: en-adj » more

  • confused or perplexed
    1. drunk


      * See also Category: Wikisaurus:drunk -


      Inter: trans-top » confused or perplexed

  • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|stomverbaasd, Inter: t- » nl|perplex, Inter: t- » nl|in de war

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » drunk
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|verdoofd, Inter: t+ » nl|dronken, Inter: t+ » nl|zat Inter: qualifier » Flemish

    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Translation: et » befuddled
    Translation: mg » befuddled
    Translation: ml » befuddled
    Translation: my » befuddled
    Translation: fi » befuddled
    Translation: vi » befuddled
    Translation: zh » befuddled