Definition of pixilated in English:

pixilated

Line breaks: pix¦il|ated
Pronunciation: /ˈpɪksɪleɪtɪd
 
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(also pixillated)

adjective

1Bewildered; confused.
More example sentences
  • A curator of costumes and textiles at the City Museum recalled him as "a pixilated man — as in whimsy and playfulness," and chuckled at the memory of one of his favorite lecture topics.
  • Under the scrutiny of honest examination, 30-odd years later, the black and white memories become pixilated and the bland greyness which emerges is a place to which we can consign all this old stuff.
1.1 informal , dated Drunk.
More example sentences
  • For the remainder of the night the unsteady trumpeting of the elephants echoed through the forest as the pixilated herd acted out their binge.

Origin

mid 19th century: variant of pixie-led, literally 'led astray by pixies', figuratively 'confused', or from pixie, on the pattern of words such as elated and emulated.

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