Definition of muddle-headed in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌmədlˈhedəd/
(also muddleheaded)


Mentally disorganized or confused: a muddle-headed idealist with utopian views
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  • Most of them are no doubt just muddle-headed, and don't see the inconsistencies and confusions inherent in their view.
  • Disorganized and misleading reports from muddle-headed reporters create a vicious circle which aggravates the situation.
  • I always thought Wilson was a muddle-headed fool (and in practice, he probably was), but that event changed me.



Example sentences
  • I remember seeing one of the most miserable examples of aesthetic muddle-headedness at Manser's Southampton Airport, a small but beautifully detailed little terminal for this modest little airport.
  • You all know how I feel about the Wall Street Journal editorial board's muddle-headedness on immigration.
  • Her book, by virtue of its sheer muddle-headedness, raises extremely important issues about the way science is viewed and taught in our society.

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Syllabification: mud·dle-head·ed

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