befuddled

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Befuddle \Be*fud"dle\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Befuddled}] To becloud and confuse, as with liquor.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

befuddled \befuddled\ adjective

1. dazed by alcoholic drink. the wino's poor befuddled mind

Syn: stupefied. [WordNet 1.5]

2. unclear in mind or intent; filled with bewilderment.

Syn: at sea, bemused, bewildered, confounded, confused, mazed, mixed-up. [WordNet 1.5]

3. confused and vague; used especially of thinking.

Syn: addled, befogged, muddled, muzzy, unclear, woolly, wooly, woolly-headed, wooly-minded. [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

befuddled

adjective

1: stupefied by alcoholic drink; "the wino's poor befuddled mind"; "a mind befogged with drink" [syn: {befogged}, {befuddled}]

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}, {befuddled}, {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}, {befuddled}, {muddled}, {muzzy}, {woolly}, {wooly}, {woolly-headed}, {wooly-minded}]


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