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 ?
Behind them along the narrow, sodden, cutup forest road came hussars in threes and fours, and then Cossacks: some in felt cloaks, some in French greatcoats, and some with horsecloths over their heads.
London had wakened to life after three weeks of cold and sodden rain.
A peculiar stagnant smell hung over the anchorage--a smell of sodden leaves and rotting tree trunks.
I saw an abandoned boat, very small and remote, drifting down-stream; and throwing off the most of my sodden clothes, I went after it, gained it, and so escaped out of that destruction.
Allied to the bottom of the river rather than the surface, by reason of the slime and ooze with which it was covered, and its sodden state, this boat and the two figures in it obviously were doing something that they often did, and were seeking what they often sought.
Joan Durbeyfield, as she spoke, curved a sodden thumb and forefinger to the shape of the letter C, and used the other forefinger as a pointer, "'At the present moment,' he says to your father, 'your heart is enclosed all round there, and all round there; this space is still open,' 'a says.
The harbor was lying black and sullen under a dour November sky; the wet, dead leaves clung drenched and sodden to the window sills; but the little house was gay with firelight and spring-like with Anne's ferns and geraniums.
He had to pass a poor, mean burial-ground--a dismal place, raised a few feet above the level of the street, and parted from it by a low parapet-wall and an iron railing; a rank, unwholesome, rotten spot, where the very grass and weeds seemed, in their frouzy growth, to tell that they had sprung from paupers' bodies, and had struck their roots in the graves of men, sodden, while alive, in steaming courts and drunken hungry dens.
The grass, being sodden with rain, afforded the young gentleman a rather inhospitable couch; his clothes were considerably bemired; and his hat was rolling in the mud on the other side of the road.
Now, I don't know what this scheme of mine comes to,' pursues Durdles, considering about it with the same sodden gravity; 'I don't know what you may precisely call it.
We were so sodden with fatigue that we never stirred nor turned over till the blooming blasts of the Alpine horn aroused us.
Beneath its purple pall, the face painted on the canvas could grow bestial, sodden, and unclean.