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Definition 1: perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements; filled with bewilderment - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where befuddled or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for befuddled in the sense of this definition

(befuddled is similar to ...) full of difficulty or confusion or bewilderment

"perplexed language" "perplexed state of the world"

Definition 2: confused and vague; used especially of thinking - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where befuddled or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • muddleheaded ideas
  • your addled little brain
  • woolly thinking
  • woolly-headed ideas

Synonyms for befuddled in the sense of this definition

(befuddled is similar to ...) mentally confused; unable to think with clarity or act intelligently

"the flood of questions left her bewildered and confused"

Definition 3: stupefied by alcoholic drink - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where befuddled or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the wino's poor befuddled mind
  • a mind befogged with drink

Synonyms for befuddled in the sense of this definition

(befuddled is similar to ...) mentally confused; unable to think with clarity or act intelligently

"the flood of questions left her bewildered and confused"

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