Antonyms for muddled
|Grammar : Adj|
|Spell : muhd-l|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˈmʌd l|
Definition of muddledOrigin :
- 1590s, "destroy the clarity of" (a transferred sense); literal sense ("to bathe in mud") is from c.1600; perhaps frequentative formation from mud, or from Dutch moddelen "to make (water) muddy," from the same Proto-Germanic source. Sense of "to make muddy" is from 1670s; that of "make confused" first recorded 1680s. Meaning "to bungle" is from 1885. Related: Muddled; muddling.
- adj confused
- Their own thinking was so muddled, their views of life so out of gear.
- Extract from : « The Harbor » by Ernest Poole
- No one has ever told what you are—muddled, criminally muddled.
- Extract from : « Howards End » by E. M. Forster
- That morning, in his glass cage, he muddled his columns several times.
- Extract from : « The Trimming of Goosie » by James Hopper
- Ward wished devoutly that he could clear his thoughts; they were muddled.
- Extract from : « Joan of Arc of the North Woods » by Holman Day
- Inside his muddled head, however, he was chuckling to himself.
- Extract from : « Lost Face » by Jack London
- Things had been going so nicely, and now they were all muddled.
- Extract from : « Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1896 to 1901 » by Lucy Maud Montgomery
- Poor Ascanie was so muddled that he forgot all his instructions.
- Extract from : « Caught In The Net » by Emile Gaboriau
- The incisive tone, low as it was, penetrated the man's muddled brain.
- Extract from : « Captain Desmond, V.C. » by Maud Diver
- She smiled sadly, for it was, indeed, a confused and muddled world.
- Extract from : « Master of the Vineyard » by Myrtle Reed
- In fact, you were more than once a trifle—shall we say 'muddled.'
- Extract from : « The Sign of the Spider » by Bertram Mitford
Synonyms for muddled
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