sodden


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sod·den

 (sŏd′n)
adj.
1. Thoroughly soaked; saturated.
2. Soggy and heavy from improper cooking; doughy.
3. Expressionless, stupid, or dull, especially from drink.
4. Unimaginative; torpid.
v. sod·dened, sod·den·ing, sod·dens
tr. & intr.v.
To make or become sodden.

[Middle English soden, boiled, past participle of sethen, to boil; see seethe.]

sod′den·ly adv.
sod′den·ness n.

sodden

(ˈsɒdən)
adj
1. completely saturated
2.
a. dulled, esp by excessive drinking
b. (in combination): a drink-sodden mind.
3. (Cookery) heavy or doughy, as bread is when improperly cooked
vb
to make or become sodden
[C13 soden, past participle of seethe]
ˈsoddenly adv
ˈsoddenness n

sod•den

(ˈsɒd n)

adj.
1. soaked with liquid or moisture; saturated.
2. soggy or lumpy, as food that is poorly cooked.
3. bloated, as the face.
4. torpid or listless.
5. Archaic. boiled.
v.t., v.i.
6. to make or become sodden.
[1250–1300; Middle English past participle of sethen to seethe]
sod′den•ly, adv.
sod′den•ness, n.

sodden


Past participle: soddened
Gerund: soddening

Imperative
sodden
sodden
Present
I sodden
you sodden
he/she/it soddens
we sodden
you sodden
they sodden
Preterite
I soddened
you soddened
he/she/it soddened
we soddened
you soddened
they soddened
Present Continuous
I am soddening
you are soddening
he/she/it is soddening
we are soddening
you are soddening
they are soddening
Present Perfect
I have soddened
you have soddened
he/she/it has soddened
we have soddened
you have soddened
they have soddened
Past Continuous
I was soddening
you were soddening
he/she/it was soddening
we were soddening
you were soddening
they were soddening
Past Perfect
I had soddened
you had soddened
he/she/it had soddened
we had soddened
you had soddened
they had soddened
Future
I will sodden
you will sodden
he/she/it will sodden
we will sodden
you will sodden
they will sodden
Future Perfect
I will have soddened
you will have soddened
he/she/it will have soddened
we will have soddened
you will have soddened
they will have soddened
Future Continuous
I will be soddening
you will be soddening
he/she/it will be soddening
we will be soddening
you will be soddening
they will be soddening
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been soddening
you have been soddening
he/she/it has been soddening
we have been soddening
you have been soddening
they have been soddening
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been soddening
you will have been soddening
he/she/it will have been soddening
we will have been soddening
you will have been soddening
they will have been soddening
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been soddening
you had been soddening
he/she/it had been soddening
we had been soddening
you had been soddening
they had been soddening
Conditional
I would sodden
you would sodden
he/she/it would sodden
we would sodden
you would sodden
they would sodden
Past Conditional
I would have soddened
you would have soddened
he/she/it would have soddened
we would have soddened
you would have soddened
they would have soddened
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sodden - wet through and through; thoroughly wet; "stood at the door drenched (or soaked) by the rain"; "the speaker's sodden collar"; "soppy clothes"
wet - covered or soaked with a liquid such as water; "a wet bathing suit"; "wet sidewalks"; "wet weather"

sodden

adjective soaked, saturated, sopping, drenched, soggy, waterlogged, marshy, boggy, miry, droukit or drookit (Scot.) We stripped off our sodden clothes.

sodden

adjective
1. Covered with or full of liquid:
2. Stupefied, excited, or muddled with alcoholic liquor:
Informal: cockeyed, stewed.
Idioms: drunk as a skunk, half-seas over, high as a kite, in one's cups, three sheets in the wind.
verb
To make thoroughly wet:
Translations

sodden

[ˈsɒdn] ADJempapado

sodden

[ˈsɒdən] adjtrempé(e), détrempé(e)

sodden

adjdurchnäßt, triefnaß; grounddurchnässt, durchweicht; to be sodden with drinksinnlos betrunken sein

sodden

[ˈsɒdn] adjzuppo/a
References in classic literature ?
Bhaer and Jo were enjoying promenades of a different sort, along muddy roads and sodden fields.
Still others, worse yet, would crowd about the bar, and at the expense of the host drink themselves sodden, paying not the least attention to any one, and leaving it to be thought that either they had danced with the bride already, or meant to later on.
We were so sodden with fatigue that we never stirred nor turned over till the blooming blasts of the Alpine horn aroused us.
The man turned around, a wreck of shabby old clothes, sodden with rain and all a-drip, and showed a black face under an old slouch hat.
The moon was set, and it was very dark; Bessie carried a lantern, whose light glanced on wet steps and gravel road sodden by a recent thaw.
Others, men and women, dipped in the puddles with little mugs of mutilated earthenware, or even with handkerchiefs from women's heads, which were squeezed dry into infants' mouths; others made small mud- embankments, to stem the wine as it ran; others, directed by lookers-on up at high windows, darted here and there, to cut off little streams of wine that started away in new directions; others devoted themselves to the sodden and lee-dyed pieces of the cask, licking, and even champing the moister wine-rotted fragments with eager relish.
She looked so quiet and good, and reminded me so strongly of my airy fresh school days at Canterbury, and the sodden, smoky, stupid wretch I had been the other night, that, nobody being by, I yielded to my self-reproach and shame, and - in short, made a fool of myself.
A peculiar stagnant smell hung over the anchorage--a smell of sodden leaves and rotting tree trunks.
Beneath its purple pall, the face painted on the canvas could grow bestial, sodden, and unclean.
We went down the lane, by the body of the man in black, sodden now from the overnight hail, and broke into the woods at the foot of the hill.
It continued fair so long as daylight lasted, though the moisture of many preceding damp days had sodden the whole country; as it grew dark, however, the rain recommenced, and it was through streaming and starless darkness my eye caught the first gleam of the lights of Brussels.
As the north wind, blowing on an orchard that has been sodden with autumn rain, soon dries it, and the heart of the owner is glad--even so the whole plain was dried and the dead bodies were consumed.