Definition of muddled in English:


Line breaks: mud¦dled
Pronunciation: /ˈmʌdld


1Not arranged in order; untidy: the muddled display of pictures has been taken down
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  • Just past the halfway mark for the season, however, things begin to get a little muddled.
  • Yet we find in the nineteenth century a muddled picture, a sort of cross-pollination of positions.
  • There also seems to be broad opinion that chapters 4-14 are muddled, sometimes beyond intelligent interpretation.
1.1Not clear or coherent; confused: such a view reflects muddled thinking
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  • Pretty soon I overheard a conversation between two muddled buyers.
  • The New York Jets have been the most muddled.
  • My mind was still a mess of muddled feelings.

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