befuddled


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be·fud·dle

 (bĭ-fŭd′l)
tr.v. be·fud·dled, be·fud·dling, be·fud·dles
1. To cause (someone) to be unable to think clearly; confuse:
2. To stupefy with alcohol; intoxicate.
Synonyms: befuddle, addle, discombobulate, fuddle, muddle
These verbs mean to cause to be unclear in mind or intent: a difficult question that befuddled the authorities; problems that addle my brain; was discombobulated by all of the choices; a complex plot line that fuddled my comprehension; a student who was muddled by endless facts and figures.

befuddled

(bɪˈfʌdəld)
adj
1. confused, muddled, perplexed
2. stupefied with drink
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.befuddled - stupefied by alcoholic drinkbefuddled - stupefied by alcoholic drink; "the wino's poor befuddled mind"; "a mind befogged with drink"
confused - mentally confused; unable to think with clarity or act intelligently; "the flood of questions left her bewildered and confused"
2.befuddled - perplexed by many conflicting situations or statementsbefuddled - 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"
perplexed - full of difficulty or confusion or bewilderment; "perplexed language"; "perplexed state of the world"
3.befuddled - confused and vaguebefuddled - confused and vague; used especially of thinking; "muddleheaded ideas"; "your addled little brain"; "woolly thinking"; "woolly-headed ideas"
confused - mentally confused; unable to think with clarity or act intelligently; "the flood of questions left her bewildered and confused"

befuddled

adjective confused, upset, puzzled, baffled, at sea, bewildered, muddled, dazed, perplexed, taken aback, intoxicated, disorientated, disorganized, muzzy (U.S. informal), groggy (informal), flummoxed, woozy (informal), at sixes and sevens, fuddled, inebriated, thrown off balance, discombobulated (informal, chiefly U.S. & Canad.), not with it (informal), not knowing if you are coming or going I was befuddled with drink.
Translations

befuddled

[bɪˈfʌdld] ADJ (= confused) → aturdido
befuddled with drinkatontado por la bebida

befuddled

[bɪˈfʌdəld] adj
to be befuddled [person] → avoir les idées brouillées

befuddled

[bɪˈfʌdld] adjconfuso/a
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