addlement

addlement

(ˈædəlmənt)
n
a process or state of confusion
References in classic literature ?
Martin Eden's head was in a state of addlement when he went away after several hours, and he hurried to the library to look up the definitions of a dozen unusual words.
Ross tapped significantly on her forehead to indicate a state of addlement.
The Islamabad district courts are situated at the commercial plazas and shops at F/8 Markaz , a posh area of federal capital , due to which judges, lawyers , visitors, security staff and even shopkeepers of the market are in the addlement.
Or maybe it was more us sharing the drugged food, the communion of that or whatever, that had freed me from brain addlement. It occurred to me that maybe this whole thing was really about me, to teach me a lesson about opening myself up to love.
Thus, the addlement roots may have formed infiltration pores and channels, causing runoff out of the experimental control volume.