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muddleheaded

(ˌmʌdəlˈhɛdɪd)
adj
(Psychology) mentally confused or vague
ˌmuddleˈheadedness n

mud•dle•head•ed

(ˈmʌd lˌhɛd ɪd)

adj.
confused in one's thinking.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.muddleheaded - stupid and confused; "blathering like the addlepated nincompoop that you are"; "a confused puddingheaded, muddleheaded fellow"- Isaac Sterne
confused - mentally confused; unable to think with clarity or act intelligently; "the flood of questions left her bewildered and confused"
Translations

muddleheaded

[ˈmʌdlˌhedɪd] ADJ [person] → despistado, atolondrado; [ideas] → confuso

muddleheaded

adj personzerstreut; ideaskonfus, verworren
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All they will have is a joyless distaste for foreigners and the muddleheadedness that things were better at some mystery point in the past.
Lucas, "'Muddleheadedness' versus 'Simplemindedness'--Comparisons of Whitehead and Russell," Process Studies 17, no.
The Snow-Leavis polemics continued for several years till it finally lost momentum, to flame up once again in the nineties of the last century in the mode of what has since then come to be known as the "science wars" (16) between the postmodernists on the one hand, with their critique of science and its oblivion of its own socio-historical moorings, and the proponents of an ideological scientism on the other, most prominently the mathematician Norman Levitt and the biologist Paul Gross, (17) who began their polemics with a statement on the "muddleheadedness" of the postmodernists.
Democratic muddleheadedness, or a resurgence of fanaticism, could destroy the present opportunity." (60) So we find the same echoes in our world today.