sodden(redirected from soddenness)
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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.]
1. completely saturated
a. dulled, esp by excessive drinking
b. (in combination): a drink-sodden mind.
3. (Cookery) heavy or doughy, as bread is when improperly cooked
to make or become sodden
[C13 soden, past participle of seethe]
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]
Past participle: soddened
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|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"
2. Stupefied, excited, or muddled with alcoholic liquor:
Slang: blind, bombed, boozed, boozy, crocked, high, lit (up), loaded, looped, pickled, pixilated, plastered, potted, sloshed, smashed, soused, stinking, stinko, stoned, tight, zonked.